Arboretum Yearly Overview (2014 Curriculum)
History at Arboretum offers learners a wealth of opportunities to progress in their world understanding and not least from a historical stance. History inspires curiosity which allows children to gain perspective from the judgements that they make – judgements made from primary and secondary historical evidence and sources. Through the study of History across the world and different time periods, children gain a sense of personal and national identity and can see the issues that are still troubling the world today whilst avoiding an anachronistic stance on these issues.
History objectives and outcomes, like all subjects, form part of meaningful and relevant learning journeys.
of significant individuals
of locational history
of changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age
of the Roman Empire and its impact on Britain
of Britain’s settlement by Anglo-Saxons and Scots
of the Viking and Anglo-Saxon struggle for England
of an aspect or theme of British History beyond 1066
of the achievements of the earliest civilizations
of Ancient Greece
of a non-European society that contrasts with British History
Cause and effect
Change and continuity
Critical thinking, including: