At Temple Grove Academy, the History Curriculum develops children’s knowledge of historical periods, events and significant individuals. Children learn key facts and concepts alongside skills such as chronological understanding, how to analyse and evaluate historical evidence, how to empathise with people from different eras and how to compare and contrast life in different periods.

  • Year 1 – lives of significant others (Neil Armstrong, Christopher Columbus, local historical events)
  • Year 2/3 – Stone Age, Roman Empire, legacy, local historical events
  • Year 4/5 – World Wars, Vikings, historical life of famous poets
  • Year 6 – World Wars, Shakespeare, local historical events