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History

In Year 6 we have started our topic of the World War by looking at the Titanic, which set sail two years prior to that. Through the prism of the Titanic we are able to look at social class in the 1910s, which we will be able to further examine when we look at the World Wars. We have also linked to geography by looking at where the Titanic was built (Belfast). 

 

 

The Titanic

Curriculum aims:

 

  • Give a broad overview of life in Britain from the Georgians to present day (Look at WW1, WW2 and current wars)
  • Analyse trends in history and create own structured accounts.

Useful History Websites

 

Below the Historical Association have put together a short list of websites that may be useful for learning about particular history topics.

https://www.history.org.uk/primary/resource/3620/primary-topic-websites

 

Thinking History  has resources on a wide range of topics and articles on many aspects of history teaching. 

http://www.thinkinghistory.co.uk/ActivityKS/ActivityKS2.html

 

Fact Monster is a free reference site for students, teachers, and parents. Get homework help and find facts on thousands of subjects, including sports, world history, art, maths, science geography and more. 

https://www.factmonster.com/

 

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