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History National Curriculum 

History Skills Progression including EYFS


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 will have 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 will have a visit from the local fire brigade. They will see how a real fire will be put out and how to be safe if they ever encountered a fire.


Key Stage 2

Year 3 are learning about prehistory, Stone Age to the Iron Age and the Celts. They have been learning how we can use sources to uncover the past. 


Year 4 have been learning all about the Anglo-Saxons and the Vikings. Erik Erickson, the Viking, has been to visit and show the children what life was like for him.


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. 

If you have any queries, please contact the school office on 02476613163.