At St Mary and St Michael Catholic Primary School, we place our children at the heart of everything we do and offer them an engaging History curriculum where every child has the right to high quality teaching and learning opportunities that help them develop a range of Historical knowledge and skills.
Our aim is to provide children with a broad History Curriculum, enabling them to develop a sense of time and an awareness that events that happened long ago or in other countries can affect our lives today. Children should have the opportunity to understand chronology, study significant Historical events and significant Historical figures. They should have the opportunity to explore Historical themes, studying how and why something evolved and changed over time. Their studies should include ancient civilisations and British Pre-History.
At St Mary and St Michael we aim for each child to:
Statutory requirements for the teaching and learning of History are laid out in the Bailiwick of Guernsey Curriculum, The History Entitlements document and in the Development Matters document for Early Years.
History - Bailiwick Curriculum Aims
Learners should build secure knowledge of the following: