History Curriculum

Year 3

Week 1

Outcome

  • Rules, expectations and presentation and ‘time’
  • Quizzing from Knowledge Organiser

 

Revision

  • Then and now Venn diagram

Week 2

Outcome

  • To locate the Stone, Iron and Bronze ages on a timeline
  • To apply chronological order on a timeline
  • To use timeline in the School Hall

 

Revision

  • To state when WW1 began

Week 3

Outcome

  • To restate what is meant by prehistory and how we know about it
  • To know the definition of primary and secondary sources

 

Revision

  • To read a diary entry from WW1 and record what it tells you

Week 4

Outcome

  • To discuss the sources that provide information about the Stone Age

 

Revision

  • To recall who Frieda Khalo is and look at one of her paintings (comparison to cave wall art)

Week 5

Outcome

  • To recognise the differences between the Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Age, and what was new about the Neolithic Age

 

Revision

  • To compare Grimm fairy tales with today’s stories

Week 6

Outcome

  • To describe ow much did life change when man learned to farm

 

Revision

  • To recall who Amelia Earhart was and why was she important (idea of her as a ‘turning point’ in history and slight link to farming)

Week 7

Outcome

  • To illustrate the significance of Skara Brae

 

Revision

  • To recognise the difference between opinion and fact

Week 8

Outcome

  • To assess knowledge and understanding of the Stone Age

Week 1

Trip to Valence House

Week 2

Outcome

  • Essay: Was Stone Age man a ‘simple hunter gatherer?’

 

Revision

  • To recognise the differences between the Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Age

Week 3

Outcome

  • Essay: Was Stone Age man a ‘simple hunter gatherer’

 

Revision

  • To discuss the sources that provide information about the Stone Age

Week 4

Outcome

  • To recognize why bronze replaced stone and the changes it brought to society

 

Revision

  • To describe the work of Faberge

Week 5

Outcome

  • To understand the significance of Stonehenge

 

Revision

  • To discuss what was new about the Neolithic Age

Week 6

Outcome

  • To explain who the Beaker people were and why they were important

 

Revision

  • To recall who Columbus was and why he was important

Week 7

Outcome

  • To debate why the smelting of iron was an important human development

 

Revision

  • To debate whether Magellan’s circumnavigation was an important human development

Week 1

Outcome

  • To sketch the growing importance of Trade within the Iron Age

 

Revision

  • To describe Columbus’ ships

Week 2

Outcome

  • To compare how people lived from the Stone to the Iron age with today

 

Revision

  • To recall Earnest Shackleton’s expedition

Week 3

Outcome

  • To describe who the Celts were and what they believe

 

Revision

  • To recognize the difference between opinion and fact

Week 4

Outcome

  • To assess my knowledge and understanding of the Stone Age

Week 5

Outcome

  • Essay: From the Stone Age to the Iron Age, how did Homo Sapiens become the world’s dominant species?

 

Revision

  • To describe how much did life change when man learned to farm

Week 6

Outcome

  • Essay: From the Stone Age to the Iron Age, how did Homo Sapiens become the world’s dominant species?

 

Revision

  • To debate why the smelting of iron was an important human development

Week 1

Outcome

  • To state key knowledge about Ancient Egypt
  • Knowledge organiser

 

Revision

  • Locate Stone to Bronze age on a timeline

Week 2

Outcome

  • To locate Egypt on a map and illustrate the importance of the Nile

 

Revision

  • To sketch the growing importance of Trade within the Iron Age

Week 3

Outcome

  • To examine what life was like In Ancient Egypt, from the Pharaoh to the slaves

 

Revision

  • To compare how people lived from the Stone Age to the Iron Age with today

Week 4

Outcome

  • To interpret hieroglyphics and recognize the significance of the Rosetta Stone

 

Revision

  • To illustrate the significance of Skara Brae

Week 5

Outcome

  • To discuss religion in Ancient Egypt and name the main gods and goddesses

 

Revision

  • To dramatize the mysteries of Stonehenge

Week 6

Outcome

  • To describe the process mummification

 

Revision

  • To debate why the smelting of iron was an important human development

Week 1

Outcome

  • To examine the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb

 

Revision

  • To illustrate the significance of Skara Brae

Week 2

Outcome

  • To assess my knowledge and understanding of the Ancient Egyptians

Week 3

Outcome

  • To explain why the pyramids were built

 

Revision

  • To explain why Stonehenge was built

Week 4

Trip to British Museum

Week 5

Outcome

  • Trip write up

Week 6

Outcome

  • To create a diagram of the hierarchical ruling system of the Ancient Egyptians

 

Revision

  • To discuss who Gandhi was

Week 1

Outcome

  • To inspect the Ancient Egyptian military

 

Revision

  • To compare technology in WW1 with today

Week 2

Outcome

  • To compare Ancient with Modern Egypt

 

Revision

  • Compare the Stone Age to the Iron Age

Week 3

Outcome

  • To appraise why Ancient Egypt ended

 

Revision

  • To explain why the Bronze Age ended

Week 4

Outcome

  • Essay: What is the impact of Ancient Egyptians on life today?

 

Revision

  • To argue the impact of farming on human development

Week 5

Outcome

  • Essay: What is the impact of Ancient Egyptians on life today?

 

Revision

  • To argue the impact of boat technology on human development

Week 6

Outcome

  • To assess understanding and knowledge of Ancient Egypt

Y3 – September—February

Stone Age, Iron Age and Bronze Age

Y3 – March—July

Ancient Egypt

Year 4

Week 1

Rules, systems, expectations

Week 2

Outcome

  • To identify the development of Ancient Greece from the Bronze Age to Roman rule

 

Revision

  • To locate the Stone, Iron and Bronze ages on a timeline

Week 4

Outcome

  • To express the role of Gods in Ancient Greek culture

 

Revision

  • To recall two significant Egyptian gods/goddesses

Week 3

Outcome

  • To identify what a city-state and explain the significance of Athens

 

Revision

  • Explain why the Nile was important for the success of Ancient Egypt

Week 5

Outcome

  • To compare Sparta and Athens

 

Revision

  • To recall the diagram of the hierarchical ruling system of the Ancient Egyptians

Week 6

Outcome

  • To evaluate the beginning of democracy in Athens

 

Revision

  • To explain what was new about the Neolithic age

Week 7

Outcome

  • To construct what life was like for Ancient Greek citizens

 

Revision

  • To discuss how much life changed when man learned to farm

Week 8

Outcome

  • To appraise what life was like for women in Ancient Greece

 

Revision

  • To examine what life was like In Ancient Egypt, from the Pharaoh to the slaves

Week 1

Outcome

  • To compare the importance of the ancient and modern Olympic Games

 

Revision

  • To compare Ancient with Modern Egypt

Week 2

Outcome

  • To inspect art, literature and architecture in Ancient Greece.

 

Revision

  • To describe Khalo’s art

Week 3

Trip to Museum

Week 4

Outcome

  • To discuss whether Alexander deserved to be called ‘Great’

 

Revision

  • To examine the discovery of Tut’s tomb

Week 5

Outcome

  • To examine other Greek figures relating to modern maths, science and philosophy

 

Revision

  • To recap the discoveries of Magellan

Week 6

Outcome

  • To examine other Greek figures relating to modern maths, science and philosophy

 

Revision

  • To recall the significance of Earhart

Week 7

Outcome

  • To compare Ancient Greek ideas with Ancient Egypt

 

Revision

  • To explain why the pyramids were built

Week 1

Outcome

  • To demonstrate the impact of Ancient Greek scientific discoveries on the modern world

 

Revision

  • To argue the impact of Ancient Egyptians on life today

Week 2

Outcome

  • Essay: How did the Ancient Greeks shape the modern world

 

Revision

  • To interpret hieroglyphics and recognize the significance of the Rosetta Stone

Week 3

Outcome

  • Essay: How did the Ancient Greeks shape the modern world (plan and begin to write)

 

Revision

  • To discuss how much life changed when man learned to farm

Week 4

Outcome

  • To assess my knowledge of the Ancient Greeks

Week 5

Outcome

  • To identify who the Romans are and place them in a timeline

 

Revision

  • Locate the stone to iron age on a timeline

Week 6

Outcome

  • To describe what Celtic Britain was like before the Romans arrived

 

Revision

  • To describe who the Celts were and what they believed

Week 1

Outcome

  • To explain why the Romans invaded Britain

 

Revision

  • To explain how Ancient Egypt came to an end.

Week 2

Outcome

  • To assess the invasions of Britain by Julius Caesar and Emperor Claudius

 

Revision

  • To explain who the beaker people were

Week 3

Outcome

  • To judge the significance of Boudicca

 

Revision

  • To describe why the cheddar man is peculiar

Week 4

Outcome

  • To examine why the Romans built Hadrian’s wall

 

Revision

  • To examine why the Ancient Egyptians  built the pyramids

Week 5

Outcome

  • To compare life in a Roman town to Roman countryside

 

Revision

  • To compare the changes from the Stone Age to the Iron Age

Week 6

Outcome

  • To appraise the role of religion in Roman culture

 

Revision

  • To express the role of Gods in Ancient Greek culture

Week 1

Outcome

  • To recognize what life was like for women in Roman Britain

 

Revision

  • To appraise what life was like for women in Ancient Greece

Week 2

Outcome

  • To debate the importance of technology in Roman Britain

 

Revision

  • To assess whether man was just a ‘simple hunter gatherer’

Week 3

Outcome

  • To compare living as a Celt and a Roman in Roman Britain

Week 4

Outcome

  • To question how we know about the Romans and compare Bede and Tacitus

 

Revision

  • To discuss the sources that provide information about the Stone Age

Week 5

Outcome

  • To evaluate what changed and what stayed the same in 400 years of Roman rule in Britain

 

Revision

  • To evaluate how Homo Sapiens became the world’s dominant species

Week 6

Trip to British Museum / Mithraeum / Museum of London

Week 1

Outcome

  • To analyse why the Romans left Britain

 

Revision

  • To judge why Ancient Egypt ended

Week 2

Outcome

  • To demonstrate the impact of Ancient Greek scientific discoveries on the modern world

Week 3

Outcome

  • Essay: Did  the Romans shape Britain more than the Stone Age

 

Revision

  • To discuss how much life changed when man learned to farm

Week 4

Outcome

  • Essay: Did  the Romans shape Britain more than the Stone Age

 

Revision

  • To evaluate how Homo Sapiens became the world’s dominant species

Week 5

Outcome

  • To assess knowledge and understanding of the Ancient Romans

Y4 – September—February

Ancient Greece

Y4 – March—July

Roman Britain

Year 5

Week 1

Rules, expectations and presentation

Week 2

Outcome

  • To create a historical timeline of the periods studied so far, highlighting the difference between national and international historical periods

 

Revision

  • Including recap of Stone to Iron Age
  • International would include Ancient Greece and Egypt

Week 3

Outcome

  • To analyse why the Anglo-Saxons came to Britain

 

Revision

  • To explain why the Romans invaded Britain

Week 4

Outcome

  • To compare the reasons behind the Anglo-Saxon invasion with the Roman invasion

 

Revision

  • To sketch the growing importance of Trade within the Iron Age

Week 5

Outcome

  • To describe what changed and what continued when the Romans left and the Anglo-Saxons arrived

 

Revision

  • To compare the changes from the Stone Age to the Iron Age

Week 6

Outcome

  • To assess how the Anglo-Saxons ruled in Britain

 

Revision

  • To create a diagram of the hierarchical ruling system of the Ancient Egyptians

Week 7

Outcome

  • To compare how the Anglo Saxons lived

 

Revision

  • To compare life in a Roman town to Roman countryside

Week 8

Outcome

  • To discuss the life of a woman in Anglo-Saxon times

 

Revision

  • To recognize what life was like for women in Roman Britain

Week 1

Outcome

  • To assess the importance of religion in Anglo-Saxon culture

 

Revision

  • To express the role of Gods in Ancient Greek culture

Week 2

Outcome

  • To examine the rise of Christianity in Anglo-Saxon Britain

 

Revision

  • To appraise the role of Religion in Roman culture

Week 3

Outcome

  • To investigate opinion and fact and sources: Sutton Hoo, West Stow, King Arthur, Staffordshire hoard

 

Revision

  • To examine the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb

Week 4

Outcome

  • To investigate opinion and fact and sources: Sutton Hoo, West Stow, King Arthur, Staffordshire hoard

 

Revision

  • To analyse the Importance of Stonehenge

Week 5

Trip

Week 6

Outcome

  • To analyse the importance of trade in Anglo-Saxon times

 

Revision

  • To locate Egypt on a map and illustrate the importance of the Nile

Week 7

Outcome

  • To examine the life of King Alfred the Great

 

Revision

  • To judge the significance of Boudicca

Week 1

Outcome

  • To discuss whether Alfred really was Great

 

Revision

  • To discuss whether Alexander deserved to be called ‘Great’

Week 2

Outcome

  • Case study: Anglo Saxon chronicle

 

Revision

  • To question how we know about the Romans and compare Bede and Tacitus

Week 3

Outcome

  • To illustrate how England became one kingdom

 

Revision

  • To evaluate what changed and what stayed the same in 400 years of Roman rule in Britain

Week 4

Outcome

  • Essay planning: Is it fair to call it the ‘Dark Ages’?

 

Revision

  • To express whether Stone Age man was a ‘simple hunter gatherer’

Week 5

Outcome

  • Essay: Is it fair to call it the ‘Dark Ages’?

 

Revision

  • To select the most significant Greek figures relating to modern maths, science and philosophy

Week 6

Outcome

  • To assess knowledge and understanding of the Anglo-Saxons

Week 1

Outcome

  • To recall the position of Islamic Golden Age in history, geographically and chronologically

 

Revision

  • Add to timeline from beginning of the year

Week 2

Outcome

  • To examine the spread of the Islamic Empire

 

Revision

  • To analyse why the Romans left Britain

Week 3

Outcome

  • To discuss why Baghdad was built

 

Revision

  • To examine why the Romans built Hadrian’s wall

Week 4

Outcome

  • To describe the layout of Baghdad

 

Revision

  • To locate Egypt on a map and illustrate the importance of the Nile

Week 5

Outcome

  • To compare Ancient Baghdad to Londinium

 

Revision

  • To construct what life was like for Ancient Greek citizens

Week 6

Outcome

  • To compare the life of a child in Baghdad to today

 

Revision

  • To examine what life was like In Ancient Egypt, from the Pharaoh to the slaves

Week 1

Outcome

  • To appraise the significance of art and literature in Ancient Baghdad

 

Revision

  • To inspect art, literature and architecture in Ancient Greece

Week 2

Outcome

  • Case Study: Cordoba

 

Revision

  • To argue why the pyramids were built

Week 3

Outcome

  • To identify the key discoveries of the Golden Age of Islam

 

Revision

  • To select the most significant Greek figures relating to modern maths, science and philosophy

Week 4

Outcome

  • To justify what was the most important discovery

 

Revision

  • To evaluate the beginning of democracy in Athens

Week 5

Outcome

  • To compare Roman discoveries with Islamic discoveries

 

Revision

  • To debate the importance of technology in Roman Britain

Week 6

Outcome

  • To compare Roman discoveries with Islamic discoveries

 

Revision

  • To recap Ancient Egyptian discoveries

Week 1

Outcome

  • To explain how the Islamic Empire influenced Europe

 

Revision

  • To argue the impact of Ancient Egyptians on life today

Week 2

Outcome

  • To examine the reasons for the decline of the Islamic empire and compare to the fall of the Romans

 

Revision

  • To judge why Ancient Egypt ended

Week 3

Outcome

  • If you had to choose 6 objects that best exemplify the topic, what would they be

 

Revision

  • Same question, Egyptian topic

Week 4

Outcome

  • Essay: What was the legacy of the Golden Age of Islam?

 

Revision

  • To demonstrate the impact of Ancient Greek scientific discoveries on the modern world

Week 5

Outcome

  • Essay: What was the legacy of the Golden Age of Islam?

 

Revision

  • To argue the impact of Ancient Egyptians on life today

Week 6

Outcome

  • To assess my knowledge and understanding of the Golden Age of Islam

Y5 – September—February

Anglo Saxons

Y5 – March—July

The Golden Age of Baghdad

Year 6

Week 1

Outcome

  • Rules, expectations and presentation

Week 2

Outcome

  • To place the WW2 in my wider knowledge of history

 

Revision

  • To review Stone to Iron Age and international periods

Week 3

Outcome

  • To identify the causes of WW2

 

Revision

  • To describe the Ancient Egyptian military

Week 4

Outcome

  • To judge whether Britain had to go to War in 1939

 

Revision

  • To explain why the Romans invaded Britain

Week 5

Outcome

  • To discuss why it was necessary for children to be evacuated from South Woodford

 

Revision

  • To judge the significance of Boudicca

Week 6

Valence House Trip

Week 7

Outcome

  • To compare the life for an evacuee to other children during WW2 and today

 

Revision

  • To describe what changed and what continued when the Romans left and the Anglo-Saxons arrived

Week 8

Outcome

  • To debate whether Dunkirk was a ‘miracle’

 

Revision

  • To debate the importance of technology in Roman Britain

Week 1

Outcome

  • To dramatize what happened in the Battle of Britain

 

Revision

  • How England became one kingdom

Week 2

Outcome

  • To assess my knowledge and understanding of WW2

Week 3

Outcome

  • To discuss what life was like on the home front in South Woodford Blitz

 

Revision

  • To compare Ancient Baghdad to London

Week 4

Outcome

  • To judge how the Second World War changed the role of women in Britain

 

Revision

  • To appraise what life was like for women in Ancient Greece

Week 5

Outcome

  • To examine the role of propaganda up to and during the war

 

Revision

  • To evaluate the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle

Week 6

Outcome

  • Case study:  figure of local history (Winston Churchill), and his impact on outcome of WW2

 

Revision

  • To discuss whether Alexander deserved to be called ‘Great’

Week 7

Outcome

  • To assess my knowledge and understanding of WW2 on the home front

Week 1

Outcome

  • To compare historical figures of Churchill and Hitler

 

Revision

  • To examine the life of Alfred the Great

Week 2

Outcome

  • Essay: Who was a more effective leader, Churchill or Hitler?

 

Revision

  • To assess the invasion of Britain by Julius Caesar

Week 3

Outcome

  • Essay: Who was a more effective leader, Churchill or Hitler?

Week 4

Outcome

  • Recap knowledge of Anglo-Saxons Knowledge organiser

Week 5

Outcome

  • To produce an accurate historical timeline to scale, for previously studied areas of British history
  • Extension: add a European, then a global timeline to run alongside it

 

Revision

  • Stone to Iron, Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, Anglo Saxons, Baghdad

Week 6

Outcome

  • To distinguish who the Vikings were and question why they started coming to England

 

Revision

  • To analyse why the Anglo-Saxons came to Britain

Week 1

Outcome

  • To compare the Viking invasion with the roman and Anglo-Saxon

 

Revision

  • To analyse the Beaker people

Week 2

Outcome

  • To create a Viking in Britain timeline up to the capture of York

 

Revision

  • To discuss the importance of Anglo Saxon Chronicle

Week 3

Outcome

  • Case study: Yorvik

 

Revision

  • To evaluate the significance of Bede

Week 4

Outcome

  • To compare the importance of trade in Viking culture to the Romans and the Greeks

 

Revision

  • To explain the influence of the Islamic Empire on Europe

Week 5

Outcome

  • To assess my knowledge and understanding of the Vikings

Week 1

Outcome

  • To appraise the reign of Alfred the Great

 

Revision

  • To analyse the life and achievements of Alexander the Great

Week 2

Outcome

  • To investigate the security of Britain between the Danelaw and Cnut’s reign

 

Revision

  • To explain why it was necessary for children to be evacuated

Week 3

Outcome

  • To explain what was the significance and impact of the reign of Athelred the Unready

 

Revision

  • To discuss the importance of Boudicca

Week 4

Outcome

  • To explain what was the significance and impact of the reign of Cnut

 

Revision

  • To compare the achievements of Caesar and Claudius

Week 5

SATs Week

Week 6

Outcome

  • To create a timeline of key events from Lindisfarne to Cnut

 

Revision

  • To review the timeline

Week 1

Outcome

  • To judge the significance of the last Viking invasion of ‘England’

 

Revision

  • To discuss the fall of Islamic empire

Week 2

Outcome

  • To assess knowledge and understanding of Viking Britain

Week 3

Rhos y Gwaliau

Week 4

Outcome

  • Essay: What was the impact of the Vikings on the formation of the Kingdom of England?

 

Revision

  • To analyse the significance of Churchill

Week 5

Outcome

  • Essay: What was the impact of the Vikings on the formation of the Kingdom of England?

 

Revision

  • To compare the impact of Ancient Greeks, Romans, Egyptians and Baghdad

Week 6

Outcome

  • To compare how life was different in Britain in 1066 compared to life in Roman times

 

Revision

  • To discuss life in Stone age

Y6 – September—February

WWII

Y6 – March—July

Viking Britain

History of Medicine