At Welholme Academy we shape our History curriculum to ensure it is fully inclusive to every child. Our aims are to provide a broad, balanced and differentiated curriculum that encompasses British values; ensuring the progressive development of historical concepts, knowledge and skills; and for the children to study life in the past. We believe the study of History inspires children’s curiosity, encourages them to ask critical questions and enables them to have a better understanding of the society in which they live and that of the wider world.
In ensuring high standards of teaching and learning in History, we implement a curriculum that is progressive throughout the whole school. History is taught as part of a half-termly topic, focusing on knowledge and skills stated in the National Curriculum. These half-termly topics are formed around an enquiry question and focus on both local and world History. Topics are planned to make links between previous History topics which have been taught.
History Curriculum Intent
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