Welcome to the History subject page, maintained and updated by the History Lead, Mrs Garrett. The History team consists of Mrs Cooper (History team member) and Mrs Garrett (History Lead).
Our intent at Parkdale is that every child develops the ability to ask perceptive questions, think critically, promote curiosity and understand how people, society and the wider world have changed in history.
Our History skills and knowledge are largely drawn from the 2014 National Curriculum and are mapped into our three termly themes. Our Autumn topic of ‘Identity’ and Summer topic of ‘Peace and Conflict’ enables each year group to cover their relevant key skills, knowledge and understanding.
Reception began their celebration of the jubilee finding out about the Commonwealth and the community of countries. We chose and drew our favourite flag, some of us chose the flags of countries that are important to us, like Pakistan, some of us chose fun flags, like...
Year 2 combined their work on Sustainable development with Art. They have learnt about a weaving artist called Annie Albers. She used yarns to weave with but we recycled our old plastic carrier bags and created continual weaving pictures. We used the skills from...
Some of our brilliant Year Six children have raised the suggestion that we do some fund-raising to support children and families in war-torn areas of the world additional to Ukraine. This is a fair request and reflects wonderfully on our children as caring, global...
As the school year progress, we will update this section with a snap shot of History in action across the school.
Below are some wonderful examples of finished recorded History work from our Autumn topic of ‘Identity’.
History Documents & Resources
History Review 20-21 and Action Plan 21-22
History On A Page
Skills & Knowledge Mapping- The World And My Place In It- Identity
Skills & Knowledge Mapping- Peace & Conflict, Justice & Equity
KS1 Identity Celebration Assembly
Have a watch of our Key Stage One Identity Celebration Assembly. See if you can spot what each year group covered in their History lessons…..
KS2 Identity Celebration Assembly
Have a watch of our Key Stage Two Identity Celebration Assembly showcasing their fabulous learning in this topic. See if you can spot which History topic each year covered….