At Reevy Hill Primary the purpose of history is to provide pupils with a solid knowledge of Britain’s past and the wider world as well as igniting pupil’s curiosity to research the past and find out from sources. Pupils in Key Stage 1 develop their awareness of chronology and key words associated with time and the past. Pupils in Key Stage 2 develop their questioning and research skills through the use of primary and secondary sources. Pupils’ critical thinking is developed through discussion and questioning of historical events.
The Geography curriculum develop curiosity and fascination about the world and its people that equips pupils with knowledge about diverse places, people, resources and natural and human environments, together with a deep understanding of the Earth’s key physical and human processes. The schools uses a range of resources including Digi-maps to explore the local area and how it has changed over time.