We are Historians - We ask questions, find out answers, analyse sources, explore and understand chronology and apply our knowledge to justify arguments.
History at Bickershaw Church of England Primary School
In school we will help all children to develop an understanding of time, place, people and events through the effective teaching and learning of the knowledge skills and understanding of history. We will use the National Curriculum History Guidelines as the basis for our scheme of work and we will make meaningful links with the other subjects of the curriculum. Our aim is to ignite a curiosity to learn about the past that will help children understand who they are and how their environment and the world has changed over time.
Our History curriculum will be underpinned by the drivers of heritage, initiative and possibilities.
Through our teaching of History, our main aims are:
Areas of Learning
More detailed information, regarding what is specifically taught in each year group, can be found in our Progression documents at https://www.bickershaw.wigan.sch.uk/virtual-office/school-curriculum-information
Useful Websites to encourage a historically minded child:
Take a virtual Museum Tour:
Links based on topics: