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KS1 History

Pupils should be taught about:

National Curriculum 2014

Integration into Stainton School Long Term plan

  • changes within living memory. Where appropriate, these should be used to reveal aspects of change in national life.

Cycle B Autumn 1 (Fire, Fire/ Historical Heroes)


Cycle A Summer (Life by the Lakes)


  • events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally [for example, the Great Fire of London, the first aeroplane flight or events commemorated through festivals or anniversaries]

Cycle B Autumn 1 (Fire, Fire/ Historical Heroes)


Cycle A and B Autumn 2 (Global Celebrations)

  • world wars
  • bonfire night
  • Christmas
  • Diwali
  • the lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements. Some should be used to compare aspects of life in different periods [for example, Elizabeth I and Queen Victoria, Christopher Columbus and Neil Armstrong, William Caxton and Tim Berners-Lee, Pieter Bruegel the Elder and LS Lowry, Rosa Parks and Emily Davison, Mary Seacole and/or Florence Nightingale and Edith Cavell]

Cycle B Autumn 1 (Fire, Fire/ Historical Heroes)

  • Florence Nightingale
  • Charles Macintosh (waterproof – link to Science)
  • Samuel Pepys – Great fire of London
  • Charles II


Cycle A Spring 1 (Cool Castles)


  • Significant historical events, people and places in their own locality.

Cycle A Spring 1 (Cool Castles)


Cycle B Summer (Life of the Lakes)