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Key Stage 1 & Key Stage 2

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.

On Monday 6th March, Year 3 had a super day taking part in a Stone Age to Iron Age workshop.

The children dressed up as Stone Age people, created some drama performances and learnt about different Stone Age animals.

They were inspired by Stonehenge and created their own, made their own salt dough arrow heads and pretended to be a selection of Stone Age animals!

What a fantastic day they all had!

Year 2 trip to Ford Green Hall to find out all about The Great Fire of London

Year 4 trip to Hanley Museum for an Anglo Saxon experience.

Year 5 trip to the The Lowry to see the work of L.S. Lowry up close and have opportunity to create sketches of their own.