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History Curriculum Intent

Intent Through our history curriculum we aim to give our pupils, a strong coherent understanding of Britain’s past and that of the wider world. We want to inspire our children to be curious about events that have previously happened, able to ask questions and think critically, to enable them to make a judgement about what has happened. Through our teaching of history we aim to provide a basis for the children to become confident and independent learners and to have a secure knowledge and understanding of how people lived in the past and understand important historical events through a chronological order.

History teaching offers opportunities to:

  • develop pupils’ sense of identity through learning about the development in Britain, Europe and the World;
  • introduce pupils to what is involved in understanding and interpreting the past.

History Policy

Please click on the document below to read the History Policy.

 

 

History at South Green Junior School

History at South Green Junior School is taught through topic weeks. At the start of Year 3, our children begin to learn about British History starting with the Stone Age,  through to modern day history in Year 6. Our curriculum also includes learning about ancient civilisations abroad.

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Year 3

The

Stone Age

The Romans Anglo Saxons
Year 4 The Vikings The Vikings The Ancient Mayans Ancient Egyptians Ancient Egyptians
Year 5 Ancient Greeks The Tudors The Tudors

Hiroshima

- Japan

 

Year 6 WW1 The Victorians The Shang Dynasty - China Investors and Inventions

 History Lead: Mrs Sandra Turner

History Website

There are many websites and places you could explore with your children at home to  encourage them to explore the past and how people existed and how societies evolved. See the links below: 

English Heritage

Historical Royal Palaces

Early British Kingdoms

British Museum

Bitesize History for KS2

BBC History for kids

Historical Association

Cater Museum Billericay

Essex Police Museum

 

Places to visit

Nearby, you could visit the Cater Museum in Billericay High Street or the Essex Police Museum in Chelmsford to find out about local History or Crime and Punishment over the year.

In London, there are many historical places to visit and explore from museums  to palaces and parks

Other places to explore on your travels would be Leeds Castle, Hever Castle, Stonehenge, Jorvik Centre, Sutton Hoo in Suffolk and Warwick Castle. These are all great days out, including lots of activities for children to do. 

If you visit any interesting historical websites or places, please let us know by emailing the school admin for the attention of the History Co-ordinator, we may be able to add your ideas to our webpage.