Looking at the chronology of mankind, children are introduced to Britain’s story. They use archaeological evidence to find out about the Stone Age, Bronze and Iron Age.
Investigating why the Romans invaded Britain and the reaction of the Celts and learning how the Romans changed life in Britain.
Developing an understanding of why people invaded and settled, learning about Anglo-Saxon beliefs and the spread of Christianity and assessing the contribution of the Anglo-Saxons to modern Britain.
Investigating the changes in children’s lives through time, children learn how children’s spare time, health and work have changed. They explore the most crucial change – work – in more detail, learning about a day in the life of a working child and the significance of Lord Shaftesbury and his impact.
Finding out about Egyptian beliefs, children make inferences about beliefs about the afterlife using primary sources. They investigate pyramids, gods and goddesses, and mummified people to identify Egyptian beliefs before creating a video clip to summarise their findings.
This unit will be available from April 2024.