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History

“The more you know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future”

Theodore Roosevelt

A high-quality history education will help pupils gain a coherent knowledge and understanding of Britain’s past and that of the wider world. It should inspire pupils’ curiosity to know more about the past. Teaching should equip pupils to ask perceptive questions, think critically, weigh evidence, sift arguments, and develop perspective and judgement. History helps pupils to understand the complexity of people’s lives, the process of change, the diversity of societies and relationships between different groups, as well as their own identity and the challenges of their time.

WE CAN Provide teaching that develops knowledge and skills so children can learn and progress effectively

WE CAN Offer enriching activities, event and experiences

WE CAN Work together to remove barriers and ensure equality

WE CAN Build independent and resilient learners who are able to communicate confidently

WE CAN Listen to and treat each other and all members of the community with respect, tolerance and concern

WE CAN Recognise ability, maximise potential and prepare children well for their future and life in modern Britain

Online Learning

Explore British and World History with BBC Bitesize

Information, games and quizzes from History for Kids

Object Lessons - A digital collection of over 400 artefacts and costumes from the Islington collection and includes accessible information and links. It gives the opportunity to explore a selection of their objects in the collection through high quality images accompanying text and interactive areas.

History for Kids - lots of very interesting history stuff!