Through the geography curriculum our Gospel values of justice, community and service will be addressed, and the learning behaviours for our pupils; curiosity, creativity, resourcefulness, resilience and responsibility will enable them to explore the foundations of life-long historians.
They should begin to use common words and phrases relating to the passing of time and know where the events studied fit within the chronological framework. Our pupils reasoning and understanding will enable them to identify similarities and differences between ways of life in different periods. Pupils have a developing understanding of historical enquiry.
Based on research of learning and cognition our curriculum is designed to ensure learning is built on over time in an organised and sequential way. The curriculum is organised to address themes that are relevant to the local environment as well as being connected to other curriculum subjects.
The skills of a historian are taught through:
Pupils building on prior learning projects to establish a good starting point for each topic.
The impact of the history curriculum will be measured in the following ways: