History

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Which curriculum does St Paul’s follow for history?

At St Paul’s, we follow the National Curriculum for history.

Please click the document below to see the history curriculum map for Years 1 to 6.

History Whole School Map

Interwoven into our history curriculum, is finding out about significant people and events from a wide range of cultures which reflect the diversity of our school.

Check out this AMAZING black history timeline!

https://www.theguardian.com/world/ng-interactive/2020/jul/11/black-history-timeline

History learning begins in EYFS where children consider significant events in their own lives such as birthdays or the arrival of a new sibling. Children in EYFS also observe changes over time such as the change in seasons or watching ice melt. Through studying books such as The Tiger Who Came to Tea, children discuss how life seemed different in the past.


What are Knowledge Organisers?

Our St Paul’s knowledge organisers contain the key facts and information that your child needs to have a basic knowledge and understanding of a topic. They also act as a tool to support children in retaining and retrieving knowledge for life-long learning.

Please visit your child’s year group page to see the history knowledge organisers for their year group.

Will my child go on any history trips?

Yes! Each year, a range of exciting trips and visits related to history are organised by teachers. Examples of past history trips are visiting the HMS Belfast on the River Thames, visiting Westminster Abbey, learning about the Ancient Egyptians at the British Museum and learning more about WW2 at the RAF Museum.