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History

 

At Henley Green Primary we have many Topics that have a specific History focus. The Topics form part of our whole school Curriculum map. Have a look below to see what your child is learning about History.

 

Autumn Term

 Key Stage 1

Class 1 have explored lots of different toys from the past and learnt about how they are made.

 

Class 2 enjoy being Historians and finding out all about The  Great Fire of London.

 

Key Stage 2

 

Class 4 have been learning all about the Anglo-Saxons and the Vikings. They have also enjoyed Educational Visits to support their topic to the Herbert Art Gallery as well as have a real Viking visit their class!

 

Class 5 have been busy historians finding out about World War 2 - Coventry and the Blitz. The children have enjoyed a visit to Winchcombe Railway in the Cotswolds where they got to experience a day as a WW2 evacuee. The children will also be visiting the Partnership Centre to find out about the Blitz and visit Coventry Cathedral to explore how it was affected during the World War 2.

 

Class 6 have been learning all about the Tudors. They have been using their history skills to explore different sources to find out all about the Tudor era.

Winchcombe Trip

On Wednesday 12th October, Year 5 were evacuated to a village called Winchcombe, in the Cotswolds. We experienced a ride on a steam train, we put a fire out and experienced an air raid. We also had the opportunity to talk to some people who were themselves evacuated during the war. 

Year 6 have been finding out about Ancient Egypt. They visited the Egyptian Gallery in Birmingham Museum.

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