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History

Hello, my name is Mrs Corcoran and I am the subject leader for History.

History Statement of Intent

 

The study of History ignites children's curiosity about the past in Britain and the wider world.

Through finding out about how and why in the world, our country, culture and local community have developed over time, children understand how the past influences the present.

History enables children to develop a context for their growing sense of identity and a chronological framework for their knowledge of significant events and people.

 

At Bridge Hall primary, our intent is to stimulate the children's curiosity in order for them to develop their knowledge, skills and understanding, through learning, exploring and sharing.

We teach the National Curriculum, supported by a clear skills and knowledge progression.

 

We use 5 learning keys to ensure our children develop the knowledge required for the historical period. Our children will have a knowledge and understanding of changes within and beyond living memory to significant historical events of people in the past.

They will be given the opportunity to study history at a local level and discover the life and achievements of the earliest civilisations.

 

They will learn using a range of artefacts and sources and utilise opportunities outside the classroom to enrich experience. Children will be given the opportunity to study Key Black figures from history, sport and politics.

 

By the time children at Bridge Hall leave our school, they should have developed a secure knowledge and understanding of people and events from the historical periods covered.

 

Mrs K Corcoran

History Lead

We teach History according to the guidelines in the 2014 curriculum. Please refer to our curriculum overview for the specific units of work for each year group.

 

Year 4 had an amazing day learning more about the Romans with the Roman workshop.

Check out these photos!

Year 3  : Ancient Egypt

In Talk For Writing, we wrote instructions about how to mummify a pharoah. We then wrote our own instructions.

Here are a couple of examples.

Ella wrote about mummifying a cat and Declan wrote about mummifying a wolf.

Year 4 : The Romans
Year 6: The Second World War
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