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History

History

    History Across the School

    See below for overviews of the History taught in each Year group. 

  • History in EYFS and KS1

    Below is an overview of the key topics and vocabulary covered in EYFS and KS1 at Mile Oak. 

    Year group

    Topics Covered

    Tier 2 Vocabulary

    Reception

    • Super Me (past, present and future in personal lives)
    • Let’s celebrate (Guy Fawkes, Christmas, Diwali)

    then
    a long time ago

    now
    important
    future
    change

    Year 1

    • Changes in living memory: Old toys
    • Significant lives (Explorers): Neil Armstrong, Christopher Columbus, Emelia Earhart.
    • Significant people and places: Brighton Pavilion

    present
    past
    memories
    last week
    last year
    timeline
    local

    Year 2

    • Great Fire of London
    • Mary Seacole/Florence Nightingale
    • Local study: Brighton seaside change over time

    Sparliament
    monarchy
    chronological
    war
    peace

    significance  

    interpretation

    artefacts

  • History in KS2

    Below is an overview of the key topics and vocabulary covered in KS2 at Mile Oak. 

    Year group

    Topics Covered

    Tier 2 Vocabulary

    Year 3

    • Local Study: Portslade Village and Mile Oak in the past
    • The Ancient Egyptians
    • Stone Age to the Iron Age

    AD/BC

    civilisation
    archaeology/archaeologist
    ancient
    decades
    centuries

    Year 4

    • Romans
    • 15th century Explorers (Ernest Shackleton)

    battle
    invasion
    empire
    conquering
    rule

    Year 5

    • Mayans
    • Ancient Greece
    • Local Study: Historical Brighton

    era
    legacy
    society
    primary source
    secondary source

    Year 6

    • Anglo Saxons and Vikings
    • Battle of Britain
    • Crime and Punishment

    raiding
    settling
    enquiry
    punishment
    biography

     

Queries

The school History Leader is Miss Murray. 

If you have any questions about the school History curriculum, contact your child's class teacher or Miss Murry via the school office. 

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