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Nursery Reception
Topic

How have I changed since I was a baby?

Why do we wear different clothes at different times of the year?

What are our favourite celebrations each year?

How have I changed since I was a baby?

Why do we wear different clothes at different times of the year?

What are our favourite celebrations each year?

Key Events

Bonfire Night, Guru Nanak, Diwali, Christmas, Chinese New Year, Easter

Harvest, Pancake Day, Mother’s Day, Eid, Ramadan

 

Autumn, Winter, Spring, Summer

 

Moon Landing

Key People   Neil Armstrong
Key knowledge and Skills
  • Use language associated with the passing of time
  • Exploring artefacts
  • Sequencing in chronological order (own life)
  • Finding out about the past by asking and answering questions (family members, family photographs)
  • Understand time passes in sequential order
  • Understand that celebrations take place at specific points of the year
  • Comparing and contrasting similarities and differences within their own lives and the world around them.
  • Understand past and present events in own lives
  • Understand we change with the passage of time

Understand and sequence daily routine

  • Comparing and contrasting similarities and differences within their own lives and that of their families and the world around them.
  • Understand past and present events in their own lives and the lives of family members
  • Understand time changes us all
  • Understand the seasons change throughout the year
  • Place seasons and celebrations on a chronological timeline

Begin to understand the difference between real and fictional events and people

Vocabulary yesterday, before, today, now, tomorrow, after, then, young, old, baby, toddler, child, morning, afternoon, week, days of the week, term, seasons.

 

Village Year 1 Year 2
Topic

Guy Fawkes

Remembrance Day

Toys

Cars

The Great Fire of London

Guy Fawkes

Remembrance Day

The Victorians

Explorers

Key Events

The Gunpowder Plot

Remembrance Day

Toys in the Past

Ford Factory

Ford Women Workers Strike

The Great Fire of London

The Gunpowder Plot

Remembrance Day

Victorian School Days

Expedition to Antarctica

Expedition to the Americas

First woman to fly  the Atlantic Ocean

Key People

Guy Fawkes

Henry Ford

Rose Boland, Eileen Pullen, Vera Sime, Gwen Davis, Sheila Douglas

Pepys, Farriner, Wren, Charles II

Guy Fawkes

Queen Victoria, William Morris

Shackleton, Columbus, Earhart

Key knowledge and Skills
  • Recall facts about people/events before living memory
  • Say why people may have acted the way they did
  • Identify similarities and differences between the past and now
  • Place an historical event on a chronological timeline
  • Use vocabulary relating to the passing of time and specific key topic vocabulary
  • Understand the difference between real and fictional people and events
  • Understand the national significance of past events in their own locality.
  • Understand the different ways we can find out about the past

eg speaking to an old person (Toys in the Past), museums, books, paintings, artefacts

  • Understand the national/global significance of past events
  • Understand the different ways we can find out about the past eg people,  museums, google, books, paintings, artefacts,  letters, diaries
  • Begin to understand the advantages and disadvantages of different historical sources eg eye witness accounts
  • Begin to understand how the past is represented depends on your point of view eg Guy Fawkes
Vocabulary

As for EYFS + past, present, future + specific key topic vocabulary (see glossaries)

As for EYFS + past, present, future, century + specific key topic vocabulary (see glossaries)
Trips

Bethnal Green Museum of Childhood

Museum of London

Ragged School Drama Experience

William Morris Gallery

                                                                                                                                                                                                        

 

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