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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


Year 1 have explored lots of different toys from the past and learnt about how they were made. They had a visit from the Herbert Gallery to show them real artefacts which they were able to handle.


Year 2 enjoy being Historians and finding out all about The Great Fire of London. To enhance their learning, they had a visit from the local fire brigade. They saw how a real fire was put out and how to be safe if they ever encountered a fire.




Key Stage 2


Year 3 have been learning about prehistory, Stone Age to the Iron Age and the Celts. They had a Stone Age - Iron Age workshop to reinforce their learning. They learnt to be archaeologists and unearthed where a  round house would have been and made a replica piece of iron age pottery. To end their learning about the Celts (the people living in Britain during the Iron Age) two tribes had a was fierce!


Year 4 have been learning all about the Anglo-Saxons and the Vikings. A display of beautiful Saxon jewellery was made.


Year 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. 


Year 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. They had a special visitor via Zoom...Henry VIII. 

Year 1 Toys from the Past Workshop

Toy Workshop Powerpoint

Year 2 display, visit from the fire brigade and wonderful writing.

Year 3 Stone - Age display, workshop and when two Celtic tribes went into battle!

Year 4 Saxons Display and fabulous writing

Year 5 World War II Display

Year 6 Tudor Display