Your new design will be uploaded in:
Please contact Delivery Team on
0113 3200 750 if you have any queries.

Church Lane, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN5 7EZ


Barnburgh Primary School

Learning to shine together


History Portfolio

Please see our evidence for each History National Curriculum Programme of Study below. 

Reception: Understanding the World - People and Communities 

40-60m: Enjoys joining in with family customs and routines

ELG: Children talk about past and present events in their own lives and in the lives of family members. 

The children learned about Remembrance Day and it's importance. We found out information about the day and watched videos. The children know why we wear poppies and what they help us remember. 

Together, we created a poppy wreath. 

KS1 - Learn about changes within living memory. Where appropriate, these should be used to reveal aspects of change in national life

KS1 - Learn about events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally

Year One:

 The children learnt about Remembrance Day and the importance of the event. We watched videos and found out information regarding Remembrance Day. The children were able to discuss why we commerate this event and created pictures using water colours and cut outs to support the special day.

KS1 - Learn about 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

KS1 - Learn about significant historical events, people and places in their own locality

KS2 - Learn about changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age

KS2 - Learn about the Roman Empire and its impact on Britain

KS2 - Learn about Britain’s settlement by Anglo-Saxons and Scots

KS2 - Learn about the Viking and Anglo-Saxon struggle for the Kingdom of England to the time of Edward the Confessor

KS2 - Conduct a local history study

KS2 - Study an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066

KS2 - Learn about the achievements of the earliest civilizations – an overview of where and when the first civilizations appeared and a depth study of one of the following: Ancient Sumer; The Indus Valley; Ancient Egypt; The Shang Dynasty of Ancient China

KS2 - Learn about Ancient Greece – a study of Greek life and achievements and their influence on the western world

KS2 - Learn about a non-European society that provides contrasts with British history – one study chosen from: early Islamic civilization, including a study of Baghdad c. AD 900; Mayan civilization c. AD 900; Benin (West Africa) c. AD 900-1300