Statement of Intent
Stories & Sources
Purpose of Study
A high-quality history education provides pupils with a coherent knowledge and understanding of Britain’s past and that of the wider world. It should inspire curiosity and equip children to generate perceptive questions, think critically, weigh evidence, sift arguments and develop perspective and judgement. History helps pupils understand the complexity of people’s lives, the process of change, the diversity of societies and relationships between different groups, as well as their own identity and the challenges of their time.
Who is the St Nicholas Historian?
The St Nicholas Historian has a strong understanding of chronology and can confidently make connections across local, British and world history. They can generate critical and historically- valid questions about the past and suggest how to find the answers. They can efficiently and effectively use an increasingly wide range of stories and sources and can weigh, sift, select and organise relevant information. The St Nicholas Historian has a strong grasp of the correct historical vocabulary and can apply this to communicate historically in a range of ways
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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