History

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Autumn News – OralSeasonal Change: Autumn & Winter Victorians / Homes Long Ago 

Benjamin Disraeli

Hughenden Manor visit

Queen Victoria

 

Gunpowder Plot

 

Remembrance

 

Lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements. Florence Nightingale, Mary Seacole 

 

CHRONOLOGY WORK USING TIMELINES 

Changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age This could include:- late Neolithic hunter-gatherers and early farmers, e.g. Skara Brae – Bronze Age religion, technology and travel, e.g. Stonehenge
– Iron Age hill forts: tribal kingdoms, farming, art and culture

 Britain’s settlement by Anglo-Saxons and Scots This could include: Roman withdrawal from Britain in c. AD 410 and the fall of the western Roman Empire Scots invasions from Ireland to north Britain (now Scotland)Anglo-Saxon invasions, settlements and kingdoms: place names and village life Anglo-Saxon art and culture Christian conversion – Canterbury, Iona and LindisfarneViking and Anglo-Saxon struggle for the Kingdom of England to the time of Edward the Confessor This could include:- Viking raids and invasion
– resistance by Alfred the Great and Athelstan, first king of England – further Viking invasions and Danegeld
– Anglo-Saxon laws and justice
– Edward the Confessor and his death in 1066

 

The achievements of the earliest civilizations – an overview of where and when the first civilizations appeared and a depth study of Ancient Egypt Ancient Greece – a study of Greek life and achievements and their influence on the western world
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Spring Spring changesNews Events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally:Neil Armstrong & Apollo 11 mission

 

Roman Empire and its impact on Britain This includes: Julius Caesar’s attempted invasion in 55-54 BC- the Roman Empire by AD 42 and the power of its army- successful invasion by Claudius and conquest, including British resistance from Boudica. The “Romanisation” of Britain:  TRIP TO VERALAMIUM,

and the impact of technology, culture and beliefs.

 

  A local history study For example: a depth study linked to one of the British areas of study listed below- a study over time tracing how several aspects of national history are reflected in the locality (this can go beyond 1066) a study of an aspect of history or a site dating from a period beyond 1066 that is significant in the locality.  A study of an aspect or theme in British history extends chronological knowledge beyond 1066: 

The changing power of monarchs

 

 

 

 

 

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Summer Teddies:Old Teddies

Mini-Beasts:

Mini-Beast life cycles

Events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally:Christopher Columbus

(link Geog Islands- Atlantic Ocean, America)

 

Compare explorer

 

Events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally: 

The Great Fire of London

CHRONOLOGY WORK USING TIMELINES 

A non-European society: Mayan civilization c. AD 900