Take a look at our Primary History subject curriculum:

Year 1

  • Homes – old and new
  • Toys – old and new
  • The history of flight

Year 2

  • The Great Fire of London
  • The Race for Space

Year 3

Ancient Egyptians

  • Who were Ancient Egyptians
  • What was life like?
  • Mummies
  • Tutankhamun
  • Hieroglyphs
  • Egyptian Gods
  • Class museum

Anglo-Saxons

  • The Invaders
  • Place Names
  • Village Life
  • Artefacts and Culture
  • Anglo-Saxon Gods
  • Conversion to Christianity

Ancient Greece

  • Who were the Ancient Greeks?
  • Ancient Greek democracy
  • Olympics
  • Battle of Marathon
  • Greek Gods and Goddesses
  • The Trojan War

Year 4

  • Roman roads and trade
  • The Roman Army
  • Gladiators
  • Roman Baths
  • Life for a Roman child
  • Roman Gods

Year 5

Unit 1: The Indus

  • Indus Valley civilisation
  • What do artefacts tell us of life in Mohenjo-Daro?
  • Everyday life
  • Religion
  • Trade and transport
  • Seals and script
  • Jewellery
  • Decline of the Indus
  • What can we learn from the Indus?

Unit 2: The Tudors

  • Henry VII – the War of the Roses
  • Henry VIII – 6 wives and the split from the Catholic Church
  • Edward VI, Lady Jane Grey and Mary I
  • Elizabeth I
  • Battles and adventures at sea
  • The Tudor explorers:
    • Sir Francis Drake and the Spanish Armada
    • Sir Walter Raleigh
  • Mary, Queen of Scots
  • Everyday life
  • The Court
  • Food
  • Health

Unit 3: The Aztecs

  • The Empire of the Aztecs
  • Aztec people
  • Island city
  • Aztec technology
  • Aztec houses
  • Religion and sacrifice
  • Food and farming
  • Clothes and craft
  • Writing and counting
  • The encounter
  • Cortes
  • The fall of Tenochtitlan
  • The end of the Aztecs

Year 6

Georgian Times

  • The Georgian Kings
  • Industrial Revolution
  • Agricultural Reforms
  • Crime and Punishment
  • Clothing and Accessories