History at Lydiard Millicent CE Primary School

Tudor Houses
Some stunning Tudor Houses, modelled and designed by Class 2 during their topic

 Romans vs Celts
The Romans get ready to take on the Celts, with class-made costumes and shields

 Ancient Egyptians
A topic launch about the Ancient Egyptians, featuring a real life(ish) mummy!

 Prehistoric Park
A keeper’s guideto the care of a captive dinosaur, designed by Class 6 during their topic ‘Prehistoric Park’

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History adds colour to the curriculum. It tells you about how the princes and the people fit together – or fight. That’s life itself. If you miss out on that, you miss out on some of the most exotic, colourful characters you’ll have the chance to learn at school.
Brian Walden, Author and Television Presenter

Aims and purposes of History at Lydiard Millicent:

History teaching offers opportunities to:
develop a greater knowledge and understanding of the world;
develop children’s sense of identity through learning about the development of Britain, Europe and the world;
introduce children to what is involved in understanding and interpreting the past.