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Through the Ages (Summer 2020)

What is the theme about?

The main focus of this topic is History, particularly the following areas of study:


  • Changes within living memory
  • Events beyond living memory
  • Changes in Britain from Stone Age to Iron Age
  •  The Roman Empire and its impact on Britain
  • Britains Settlement of Anglo-Saxons
  • A study of an aspect in British History
  • Ancient Greece
  • A non-european society


The learning related to this theme is distributed across both Key Stages and EYFS. Each child will study this topic 3 times over the course of their time at the school building on their prior knowledge and skills. Following the National Curriculum expectations, the children to learn the knowledge in the following way:


  EYFS Key Stage 1 Lower Key Stage 2 Upper Key Stage 2*

History: The Great Fire of London, Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot, World War II and the Evacuees



History: Stone Age to Iron Age, Anglo-Saxons, The Roman Empire


History: Ancient Greeks,

Ancient Egypt

Additional knowledge        

*Whilst we do not yet have Year 5 and 6, we have planned for progression into upper key stage 2 in preparation for Primary.