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St. Mary’s Catholic Academy
part of the Painsley Catholic Academy

Love and Serve

“Every individual will develop knowledge, skills and understanding with confidence and belief to take in life's journey. Together we will excel, love and serve through the Catholic Faith without limitations.”

History

In Foundation stage we start investigating our ‘Personal History’ including our families.

In key stage 1 we learn about

Changes within living memory;

Events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally

The lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements,

Significant historical events, people and places in their own locality.

In key stage 2 we find out about

‘Early Civilisations’ such as The Roman Empire and its impact on Britain,

Changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age,

Britain’s settlement by Anglo-Saxons and Scots,

The achievements of the earliest civilizations,

Ancient Greece,

The Viking and Anglo-Saxon struggle for the Kingdom of England to the time of Edward the Confessor,

A non-European society that contrasts with British history,

A study of British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066.

Local history.

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