Maidwell Primary School

"An Oustanding School in a peaceful, rural setting"

History

KS1 2 Year Rolling Programme History Science GeographyAt Maidwell Primary School we have a two-year rolling programme of topics at Key Stage 1 and four year rolling programme of topics at KeyKS2 History Science Geography Rolling Programme Stage 2.

As in other subject areas, the language of History is key and as such assessments of vocabulary using a Never Heard the Word Grid is made at the outset of each unit.

KS1 NHTWG History Cold Time is taken learning historic terms and a further assessment of NHTWG is made at the end of each unit. KS1 NHTWG History Hot

HistoryThrough StoriesHistoric stories support the children’s knowledge and allow children the opportunity to write independently practising skills taught through the Talk for Writing process. 

To reinforce reading fluency and comprehension skills, children regularly read information texts pertaining to the particular historic knowledge being taught.

 

Cross Curriculum Writing

There are many opportunities over the course of the year or the children to practise the skills taught through the Talk for Writing process in their History work.

 KS1 History Information Text       KS1 History Instruction Text How To Fight A Fire In 1666    KS1 History Story Map Great Fire of London   KS1 History Recount Map Great Fire of London    KS1 History Recount Text      

 

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