- A clear and comprehensive scheme of work in line with the National Curriculum where teaching and learning should show progression across all key stages.
- Children have access to key language and meanings in order to understand and readily apply to their written, mathematical and verbal communication of their skills.
- Children will use a range of resources to develop their knowledge and understanding that is integral to their learning and to develop their understanding.
- Children will scrutinize historical sources and consider bias and objectivity. They will be able to comment critically on the evidence presented to them.
- Knowledge organisers for each topic will show the teaching and learning that will take place and highlight the specific vocabulary for the topic.
- Children will reflect on previous learning and cross curricular links will be made wherever possible
- Children will be able to build on prior knowledge and link ideas together, enabling them to question and become enquiry based learners.
- Attainment will be assessed through longer historical enquiry questions and discussions.
The impact of our history curriculum is that each child learns more, knows more and remembers more so that they reach their full potential in this curriculum area.
- Most children will achieve age related expectations in history at the end of their cohort year.
- Children will retain knowledge that is pertinent to history within the context of the local area, Great Britain and indeed the wider world.
- Children will be able to question ideas and reflect on knowledge.
- Children will examine sources objectively and make their mind up on the content of sources, offering justification for their reasoning.