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Hillside Primary

and Nursery School

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“We are not makers of history- we are made by history”

Martin Luther King

“The more you know about he past, the better prepared you are for the future”

Theodore Roosevelt

History to us is…

History at Hillside aims to encourage interest in and enjoyment of the past.  We want to give children an understanding of the development of British History, Europe and the rest of the world over time, securing a good chronological understanding of the past and knowing the impact these developments have on the present day.

This is achieved through a range of learning opportunities and experiences delivered through an enquiry approach as a curriculum driver.  Children learn key knowledge and are encouraged to develop the skills of a historian such as interpreting evidence and making judgements.


A year 6 historian will be able to:

  • Arrange events in chronological order.
  • Describe the main changes in a period of history.
  • Know how a period of history had an impact and caused a change.
  • Recall key knowledge from more than one period of history.

Partnership Motto

Growing a culture of being the best version of ourselves Look back with pride and forward with confidence