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At Dalestorth, we follow the ‘Inspire’ scheme for our history planning. History is taught and planned in each teaching team, using the long-term plans below:

We encourage pupils to become historical detectives and explore the past in an exciting and interactive way. In our lessons, we teach the key skills of history, including: chronology of historical events, asking as well as responding to historical questions, building empathy and understanding of people from the past and developing research skills.

Children take part in a variety of activities in history, including handling artefacts and studying photographs, role-play, placing events on timelines and taking part in many historical visits and workshops.


Below is the skills ladder we follow when planning and teaching History:





World War 1 Week

As part of  the commemorations to mark 100 years since the end of World war 1, Dalestorth has taken part in a World War 1 week during November. See some of the activities we have done in our photos below.

History Day

On Thursday 25th October 2018, our Year 3 and 4 pupils took part in a Stone Age history day. This was a celebration of their Stone Age topic. Look at the photographs below!