History at St Nicholas
We aim to…
- To provide opportunities for all children to have the historical skills and knowledge to prepare them for the future.
- To give the children the opportunity to discover an interest and curiosity in history as well as embracing lessons from the past.
- To build on and use key historical vocabulary.
- To develop children’s perseverance skills, in order to take risks and develop their resilience.
- To give children a wider understanding of Britain’s past and the wider world.
- To provide engaging and interesting lessons.
- To gain an understanding of chronological order and historical timelines
How we will achieve our aims…
- High quality teaching.
- History taught across the relevant year groups and following a progressive programme of study.
- Children are given the opportunity to develop a range of historical skills.
- Building a love of history through the use of visits, visitors and curriculum themed days depending on topic at the time.
- Use of historical sources and resource is to engage the children in their learning.
- History vocabulary used in all lessons from reception two year 6.
- Assessment opportunities throughout the year.
How will we know we’ve achieved our aims?
- Children will recognise the importance of history in the everyday lives as well as from the past.
- Children will have gained an and understanding of local history as well as world history.
- Children are able to apply their historical knowledge to other subjects and other areas of the curriculum.
- The children will be able to talk in confidence about what they have learned or are learning.
- Children are prepared for the next stage of their learning.
- Children will enjoy learning about history and the wider world as well as the past.
- Children will flourish as historians.