History

Intent
“History helps pupils to understand the complexity of people’s lives, the process of change, the diversity of societies and relationships between different groups, as well as their own identity and the challenges of their time.” NC Programme of Study
Our intention through the history curriculum are that the school values of Empathy, Agility and Hard Work and our curriculum intentions of fluency, reasoning, problem solving and self-regulation be exercised as historians.

Our intention is that all pupils

Implementation
Based on research of learning and cognition our curriculum is designed so that learning is built on over time. The curriculum is organised to address core themes that will be visited horizontally across a year group and vertically visited as children progress through the school. Themes will also be visited “diagonally” through other subjects and at other times.
5 major themes have been selected that include settlement, invasion, sustainability, trade, resources, civilisation and leadership
History is one of 5 curriculum drivers
Learning to be a geographer is taught through

Impact
The impact of the history curriculum will be measured in the following ways