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Year 6

History curriculum overview for Year 6


Focus of study - British History

1) Children build on their knowledge from the Second World War by learning about occupied Europe, life during the Blitz, D-Day and changes made to prevent further world wars.

2) Children learn about the Vikings and Anglo-Saxon struggle for the Kingdom of England to the time of Edward the Confessor. 


Focus of study - European History

The children investigate the way people lived in the ancient Greek Empire. They use a range of archaeological and written sources, select and record information and interpret the past in different ways. In addition to this they use their own experience to find out about the influence that the ancient Greeks continue to have on our lives. Children use a wide range of sources, including archaeology, to find out about the ancient Greeks and compare a past society with society today.