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Progression in History

Progression in Historical knowledge, concepts and skills

Year 1

Year 2

Progression in Historical knowledge, concepts and skills

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

Communicating historically

Know words and phrases like: old, new and a long time ago

Know words and phrases like: old, new, before, after, past, present, then, now and a long time ago.

 

Know how to use books and the internet to find out more information.

Communicating historically

Place events on a timeline in chronological order.

Research to find answers to specific historical questions based on locality.

Draw a timeline with different historical periods showing key historical events or lives of significant people.

Know how to place features of historical events and people from the past societies and periods in a chronological framework.

 

Research to find similarities and differences between 2 or more periods of history.

 

 

Within living memory

 

Know that the toys their grandparents played with were different to their own

Organise a number of artefacts by age

 

Know what a number of older objects were used for

 

Know the main differences between their school days and that of their grandparents

 

Know what certain objects from the past were used for

 

Chronology

Stone age - 1066

Know how Britain changed between the beginning of the stone age and the iron age

 

Know the main differences between the stone, bronze and iron ages

 

Know what is meant by ‘hunter-gatherers’

 

Know how Britain changed from the iron age to the end of the Roman occupation

 

Know how the Roman occupation of Britain helped to advance British society

 

Know how there was resistance to the Roman occupation and know about Boudica

 

Know about at least one famous Roman emperor

Know how Britain changed between the end of the Roman occupation and 1066

 

Know about how the Anglo-Saxons attempted to bring about law and order into the country

 

Know that during the Anglo-Saxon period Britain was divided into many kingdoms

 

Know that the way the kingdoms were divided led to the creation of some of our county boundaries today

 

Use a time line to show when the Anglo-Saxons were in England

 

Know where the Vikings originated from and show this on a map

Know that the Vikings and Anglo-Saxons were often in conflict

 

Know why the Vikings frequently won battles with the Anglo-Saxons

 

Beyond living memory

 

Know about an event or events that happened long ago, even before their grandparents were born

 

Know what we use today instead of a number of older given artefacts

Know that children’s lives today are different to those of children a long time ago

 

Beyond 1066

 

 

 

Know about a theme in British history which extends beyond 1066 and explain why this was important in relation to British history

 

Know how to place historical events and people from the past societies and periods in a chronological framework

 

know how Britain has had a major influence on the world

 

Lives of significant people

Name a famous person from the past and explain why they are famous

 

Know about a famous person from outside the UK and explain why they are famous

 

Local Study

 

 

Know about a period of history that has strong connections to their locality and understand the issues associated with the period.

 

Know how the lives of wealthy people were different from the lives of poorer people during this time

 

 

Local History

Know the name of a famous person, or a famous place, close to where they live

 

Know how the local area is different to the way it used to be a long time ago

 

Differentiate between things that were here 100 years ago and things that were not (including buildings, tools, toys, etc.

 

Ancient ancients (beyond 300yrs ago)

 

Know about, and name, some of the advanced societies that were in the world around 3000 years ago

 

Know about the key features of either: Ancient Egypt; Ancient Sumer; Indus Valley; or the Shang Dynasty

 

 

 

 

 

 

Civilizations from 1000 years ago

 

 

 

Know about the impact that one of the following ancient societies had on the world: the Mayan civilization; the Islamic civilization; or the Benin

 

Know why they were considered an advanced society in relation to that period of time in Europe

 

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