Here is a selection of photos that shows a range of activities we do to enrich our provision of history
Nursery and Reception retell the life of Jesus, a significant individual from the past. Also, they remembered all those who lost their lives in World War 1 in their collective worship.
Year 1 walked around London to see the Tower of London and London Bridge. They looked at a range famous historical buildings and places from their topic Bright Lights, Big City. They found about what the buildings were used for in the past.
Year 2 visited Windsor Castle to learn about the monarchy for the topic Magnificent Monarchs. They visited the state apartments and St George’s Chapel. They learnt about what Queen Victoria’s life was like and how it is different to now.
Year 3 explored the Natural History Museum to support their history skills! They looked at artefacts such as rocks and fossil finding equipment for their Rocks, Relics and Rumbles topic. They pretended to be archelogoists for the day.
Year 4 travelled to the local city of St. Albans to learn about the Romanisation of Britain for their I am Warrior topic. They visited the Verulamium Museum before heading to a local secondary school to learn some Latin words and handle some real Roman artefacts.
Year 5 discovered how the Ancient Egyptians performed about mummification for their topic Pharaohs. They used historical sources to create instructions and practised these with a tomato.
Year 6 exhibited all that they had learnt from their World War 2 topic A Child’s War. They thought critically, weighed up evidence, sifted through arguments and presented their perspective on a child’s experience of WW2.
Here is a selection of photos that shows a range of classwork from our provision of history