History has always been held in high regard at Creswell Junior School.
We aim to offer a high-quality history education that will help pupils gain a coherent knowledge and understanding of Britain’s past and that of the wider world. The teaching of history should inspire pupils’ curiosity to know more about the past.
We aim to emphasise the importance of history in the local area and make full use of important historical resources. This will enable children to develop a full understanding of our localities rich history, in particular the history of mining and the internationally renowned Creswell Crags. We enrich our history curriculum through participation in local community projects, we create
The teaching of history should inspire pupils’ curiosity to know more about the past and should equip them with a broad range of knowledge and skills. We follow the National Curriculum and ensure that our history units are carefully planned and structured to develop a sense of chronology and cumulatively builds on previous learning.
We aim to impart a breadth of knowledge about both national and international history that builds our pupils cultural capital. We also aspire to enable our children to be independent thinkers who are equipped with the skills and confidence to: ask perceptive questions, think critically, weigh evidence, sift arguments, and develop perspective and judgement.
Pupils are enabled to develop their understanding of their own identity within a social, political, cultural and economic background. We hope to assist pupils’ to understand their own historical identity and the challenges of our time.