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History Topic Content

Our history curriculum includes a wide range of historical eras from the Stone Age to the 20th Century.

In Year 1 the children learn about toys from the past, remembrance, famous people (David Attenborough), schools now and then, and historical enquiry.  Some of their work is integrated with geography.

In Year 2 they learn about the Great Fire of London, famous people in medicine (Florence Nightingale, Mary Seacole and John Snow) and explorers (Christopher Columbus and Neil Armstrong).

Our Year 3 children study the Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age, and a local history topic with a focus on the First World War.

Year 4 learn about the Ancient Egyptians and the Romans.

In Year 5 the children study the Anglo-Saxons, the Vikings and the Ancient Greeks.  They also explore the local history of the Chilterns.

Year 6 learn about World War II and the Mayans.

Click on the knowledge organisers below to find out more.