History

At Spring Bank Primary pupils enjoy learning about people’s lives and lifestyles in the recent and more distant past.

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Key Stage One

Pupils enjoy learning about how children’s toys and homes have changed over time. They learn about seaside holidays in the past and significant events such as the Fire of London. They enjoy listening to stories, using CD Roms and learn how to ask questions using historical sources.

Key Stage Two

People enjoy learning about changes in their own area, in Britain and in other parts of the world. They enjoy studying aspects of British History such as the Romans, Vikings, Anglo-Saxons, Picts and Celts, our local History and changes in Society since 1930. They also study the civilisations of Ancient Greece and Ancient Egypt and learn about early Islam. They learn how to use dates and vocabulary to describe the passing of time and use a range of sources of information including ICT to find out about the past, communicating their findings in different ways.