History poster

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History is all about people. The study of people of different types, from different times and different places is the most important aspect of our work.
History fires pupils’ curiosity about the past in Britain and the wider world. Pupils consider how the past influences the present, what past societies were like, how these societies organised their politics, and what beliefs and cultures influenced people’s actions. As they do this, pupils develop a chronological framework for their knowledge of significant events and people in history. They see the diversity of human experience, and understand more about themselves as individuals and members of society. What they learn can influence their decisions about personal choices, attitudes and values.

At Eastcourt, History is the process of enquiry


Our History curriculum has a regular programme of monitoring, evaluation and review and the celebration of good practice.   

The teaching, learning and sequencing of the History curriculum follows: 

History should be fun and satisfyingly challenging.  At Eastcourt we believe learning in history takes places most effectively when:



The impact of our history curriculum is for pupils to be enquiring and challenging thinkers who appreciate that there is much we can learn from the past, and have the skills and the passion for doing so in the future.

To measure the impact we have chosen to focus on a specific concept (enquiry). It is our goal that:-


We aim to:


Year 6 artwork linked to History WW2

Year 6 artwork linked to History WW2Year 6 artwork linked to History WW2-2

history poster