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Carnarvon Primary School

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Carnarvon Primary School


The intent of our History Curriculum is to:

  • Teach an excellent knowledge and understanding of people, events, and contexts from a range of historical periods and of historical concepts and processes. 

  • Develop the ability to think critically about history and communicate ideas very confidently in styles appropriate to a range of audiences.

  • Develop the ability to consistently support, evaluate and challenge their own and others’ views using detailed, appropriate and accurate historical evidence derived from a range of sources. 

  • Develop the ability to think, reflect, debate, discuss and evaluate the past, formulating and refining questions and lines of enquiry. 

  • Create a passion for history and an enthusiastic engagement in learning, which develops their sense of curiosity about the past and their understanding of how and why people interpret the past in different ways. 

  • Promote respect for historical evidence and the ability to make robust and critical use of it to support their explanations and judgments.

  • Encourage a desire to embrace challenging activities, including opportunities to undertake high-quality research across a range of history topics.

The implementation of our History Curriculum:

The impact of our History Curriculum is that:

By the end of KS2, our children will have developed the historical knowledge and understanding of how the world has been shaped by past events. Our pupils will have analytical skills and a sense of curiosity, enabling them to be able to ask perceptive questions.  They will be able to think critically and weigh up evidence with perspective and judgement.  Children’s knowledge and skills will develop progressively as they move through the school.   This will not only enable them to meet the requirements of the National Curriculum but prepare them to become competent Historians in Secondary Education.

Welcome to Carnarvon Primary School's website. Information about events taking place can be found on the calendar under 'parents tab'. Thank you. School breaks up on Friday 15th October, we have an INSET Day on Monday 1st and school resumes on Tuesday 2nd November.