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At Emsworth Primary School it is our intent to deliver a high-quality history education that will help pupils gain a coherent knowledge and understanding of Britain’s past and that of the wider world. It should inspire pupils’ curiosity to know more about the past. We equip pupils to ask perceptive questions, think critically, weigh evidence, sift arguments, and develop perspective and judgement. 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.

The implementation of our curriculum is through an enquiry based approach and at Emsworth Primary School we employ the Hampshire ‘Six Step’ model in our enquiry led history curriculum. Teachers ensure that children are engaged in history though challenging enquiries that require the children to develop the use of their thinking skills to extend their own knowledge and understanding. Their ability to investigate, consider, reflect and review events of the past will enable them to develop a detailed understanding. The children are encouraged to use their understanding of change and continuity, similarity and difference, cause and effect, chronology and significance to interpret events and developments. They will ask and answer challenging historical questions that make links between events, developments, people and periods in the past.

The impact of learning history at Emsworth Primary School is that through history lessons, we challenge, motivate and involve all learners. Teachers encourage children to develop a growth mindset, accepting that they may not have all the answers but determinedly strive to draw their own conclusions.

 

Curriculum Map

 

Autumn Term

Spring term

Summer Term

Year 1

Changes in Living Memory

 

The Great Fire of London

Year 2

Significant Individual: Florence Nightingale  Significant historical event: Titanic

 

 

Queens  

Castles

Year 3

Changes in Britain from Stone and to Iron Age

 

Roman Empire  and the impact on Britain

Year 4

Britain’s settlement by Anglo-Saxons and Scots

The Viking and Anglo-Saxon struggle for the Kingdom of England

 

Year 5

Achievements of the earliest civilizations: Egypt

 

Changes in an aspect of social history: Crime and Punishment.

Year 6

Ancient Greece

 

Non- European society: Early Islamic Civilisation