BELIEVING, LEARNING AND SHARING TOGETHER: School Council are in need of cakes and treats for their Macmillan Coffee Afternoon on Friday 29th September, starting at 2:30pm. Thank you from all the School Councillors and Mrs Higgins. Parents evening will be held on Monday 16th October, please make sure you have returned your time slips to your teacher. FOSMS are holding a SPOOKY DISCO on Thursday 16th October - please look out for further information about this in the FOSMS newsletter.
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Mellor St Mary CE Primary School

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History Objectives

As pupils progress, we want our History curriculum to fire pupils’ curiosity to ask questions and know more about Britain’s past and that of the wider world. Children will be encouraged to develop a chronological understanding of British history that will enable them to make sense of the new knowledge they acquire and the process of change helps them to see how we arrived ‘here’ and helps them to make sense of the present.


We will create a History Curriculum that helps our children to think critically, question and challenge sources, opinions and information. We aim to encourage enquiry, inference, the ability to use high-order vocabulary, questioning, curiosity and communication


By the end of each key stage, pupils will know, apply and understand the Historical knowledge and skills specified in the National Curriculum for History.


Our children will have a confident set of historical skills and knowledge, supported by Christian values which can be used to help them to make sense of the past and how it has influenced the present and the future they will live in. We strive for all of our children and young people to know what it means to be an historian – immersed in and inspired by history – with transferable skills and a sound progression of knowledge and sequenced understanding of key concepts that are transferable, as they progress into high school so they can flourish, be their best and have fun.