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'A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots' -Marcus Garvey

What makes a good historian? - Our Intent

We encourage our children to build an excellent knowledge and understanding of people, events, and contexts from a range of historical periods and of historical concepts and processes.  By the end of year 6 are children are expected to think critically about history and communicate ideas very confidently in styles appropriate to a range of audiences. Through high quality lessons children have the opportunity to consistently support, evaluate and challenge their own and others’ views using detailed, appropriate and accurate historical evidence derived from a range of sources. The pattern of 'think, reflect, debate, discuss and evaluate' the past is actively encouraged, formulating and refining questions and lines of enquiry. Our teachers show and encourage our children to have a passion for history and an enthusiastic engagement in learning, which develops their sense of curiosity about the past and their understanding of how and why people interpret the past in different ways.  We grow respect for historical evidence and the ability to make robust and critical use of it to support their explanations and judgments.  We all have a desire to embrace challenging activities, including opportunities to undertake high-quality research across a range of history topics.

Curriculum - Implementation

Learn more about how we teach History here:

If you require any further information or paper copies, please contact Miss Allcock our History Lead via the school office on 01925 266764 or email appletonthorn_primary@warrington.gov.uk

Knowing More and Remembering More

Historical Influential People

History through a good book

History Vocabulary

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