Knowledge and skills:
During Year 5 & Year 6 the children learn to:
- draw a timeline with different historical periods showing key events or lives of significant people;
- compare two or more historical periods, explaining things which changed and things which stayed the same;
- explain how Parliament affects decision making in England;
- explain how our locality has changed over time;
- test out a hypothesis in order to answer questions;
- describe how crime and punishment has changed over a period of time.
- place features of historical events and people from past societies and periods in a chronological framework;
- summarise the main events from a period of history, explaining the order of events and what happened;
- summarise how Britain has had a major influence on the world;
- summarise how Britain may have learnt from other countries and civilisations (historically and more recently);
- identify and explain differences, similarities and changes between different periods of history;
- identify and explain propaganda;
- describe a key event from Britain’s past using a range of evidence from different sources;
- describe the features of historical events and way of life from periods I have studied, and present this to an audience.