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Primary EYFS, KS1 & KS2 History Planning & Schemes of Work 

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History Scheme of Work

History Scheme of Work

Kapow Primary

The Kapow Primary History scheme includes unique features, such as an interactive timeline, unique primary sources and coverage of otherwise under-represented historical figures.


The scheme offers full National curriculum coverage and is designed to promote the progression of skills and knowledge. Designed to help you to teach History with confidence.


For Years 1 – 6

Features 

  • 100+ lesson plans, supporting resources, presentations and videos

  • Clear planning documentation for subject leaders

  • Interactive timeline showing the span of historical time from pre-history to the present day, embedding chronological awareness in your class

  • Wide range of primary sources, including ones that are unique to our scheme

  • Unheard histories of lesser-known figures, questioning who it is that gets to be considered of ‘historical importance

  • Opportunities and guidance to incorporate local history knowledge into your lessons

  • Integrated CPD gives you guidance on pedagogy and helps you to teach tricky concepts to your class

  • Unique pupil and teacher videos demonstrating key concepts

  • Original songs to help embed knowledge and key vocabulary

  • Insight into Geography career paths

  • Adaptable schemes (including long-term plans, condensed and mixed-age plans)

  • Covers Year 1 through to Year 6


Staff Training & Support 

Staff training and support is an important feature of Kapow Primary History: CPD is built-in.  Throughout the scheme, teachers will find short videos explaining the pedagogy behind teaching historical concepts such as chronology or interpretation of sources as well as guidance on teaching individual lessons.  In addition, particularly in key stage 2, there are teacher knowledge sections in many lessons providing background subject knowledge.


Cost 

Join over 6,000 schools that trust Kapow Primary to help them deliver exciting and thorough foundation schemes of work. Take out a FREE 14-day trial.


Subscriptions start from £205 plus VAT.


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Pearson History

Pearson History

Pearson

Pearson Primary History (alongside Pearson Primary Geography) is a tried-and-tested curriculum resource built with Reach Academy Feltham, so you can be confident in an approach created in schools by leaders who understand what the DfE and Ofsted look for.


  • A complete curriculum, including both the “I know that...” and “I know how...” – so pupils can not only show they know and remember more, but also develop the conceptual and disciplinary knowledge to become young historians.

  • A pedagogically rigorous approach, validated by the hundreds of classrooms who have clarified their intent, been supported through their implementation and seen evident impact.

  • A resource supported by professional development from curriculum expert Jon Hutchinson.

For Years 1 – 6

Features

Annual subscription to a complete, intelligently sequenced curriculum with all digital components for all primary year groups. Includes 15 Termly Units for Substantive Knowledge: including pupil booklets, teacher booklets, knowledge organisers, unit introduction videos from Jon Hutchinson, teacher slides, lesson plans, and interactive assessments.


Includes 4 x Concept Toolkits for Disciplinary Knowledge: including subject specific concept support for teachers along with subject tools – such as Inference Squares for 'Evidence' in History.


You can take a look at our website for a more in-depth look at the structure of Pearson Primary History. Our resources map to England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland Curriculum frameworks. To see how and to access detailed coverage information, please take a look at the KS1 and KS2 History Curriculum Map (PDF, 4.19MB).


Staff Training & Support

We provide an engaging programme of study that comes with a range of online and offline content, unit assessments to track progression, teacher support materials, and so much more!


As part of our collaboration with the Reach Academy Feltham on our Pearson Primary History and Geography resources, we’ve developed a professional development course to support primary history and geography subject teaching. Find out more.


Cost

You can buy Primary History as a single subscription for £475, or as part of our cost-effective Extended Curriculum digital resources package, designed to suit your needs! Take a look at our website to explore pricing options.


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Focus History and Geography

Focus History and Geography

Focus Education

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Years 1 - 6

FREE 14 day trial with Pango - the home of primary schemes of work


The materials available in this section will help leaders and teachers sequence the learning for pupils in history in an exciting and meaningful way. The history curriculum utilises the Learning Challenge approach. The sequence of learning and the units therein have been developed to ensure that you will have full coverage of the National Curriculum [read more]


CGP+ History

CGP+ History

CGP

Year 3 - 6

Monthly Subscription


Incredible online teaching resources, plus CGP Books extras just for members [read more].


Children’s Champions

Children’s Champions

Dimensions Curriculum

Year 1 - 2

One-off Purchase


Designed to raise pupil aspirations, our Key Stage One history theme planning, the Children’s Champions series, will complement any existing history curriculum [read more].


Collins Primary Connected History

Collins Primary Connected History

Collins

Year 1 - 6

One-off Purchase


Providing a modern, relevant and intellectually challenging history curriculum that also makes meaningful and rigorous links to other subjects [read more]


Hamilton Topic

Hamilton Topic

Hamilton Trust

Year 1 - 6

Annual Subscription


Hamilton's cross-curricular topics provide extensive planning resources to facilitate teaching a range of subjects under specific historical, geographic or thematic umbrellas [read more].


Historical Association Primary

Historical Association Primary

Historical Association

Year 1 - 6

Annual Subscription


At the HA, we understand how difficult it can be planning for and resourcing new curriculum topics, which is why we have devised a whole series of schemes of work [read more]


History Keys

History Keys

B&C Educational

Year 3 - 6

One-off Purchase


The intention is for a school to progress through the keys to build their knowledge, and cover all the skills included within the National Curriculum for history by the end of Key Stage 2 [read more].


History Learning Challenge Curriculum

History Learning Challenge Curriculum

Focus Education

Year 1 - 6

Annual Subscription/One-off cost for individual units


The Focus Education scheme of learning for history aims to provide children with a comprehensive understanding of Britain's past and the wider world. It encourages curiosity and critical thinking, allowing children to ask perceptive questions, evaluate evidence, and develop judgment. This scheme of learning helps children understand the complexity of people's lives, social change, diversity, as well as their own identity and the challenges of their time [read more].


History Mastery

History Mastery

Ark Curriculum Plus

Year 1 - 6

Annual Subscription


Our primary mastery programmes for Science, History and Geography have been carefully constructed to support you in delivering a comprehensive curriculum that will ensure all your pupils gain a rich knowledge of the world in which they live, that they encounter experiences to help them make sense of it, and that they build the confidence to make judgements on what they see [read more].


KS2 History

KS2 History

KS2 History

Year 3 - 6

One-off Purchase


Lessons and resources for primary history [read more].


Keystage History

Keystage History

Keystage History Online

Year 1 - 6

Annual Subscription


Keystage history is the home of best practice in primary and secondary history teaching and learning. Our 3,000+ active users trust the up-to-date, authoritative, cutting edge, expert advice on issues such as deep dive inspections and you will be inspired by all the creative planning and teaching ideas [read more].


Lion Learning Pathways History

Lion Learning Pathways History

Lion Academy Trust

Year 1 - 6

Annual Subscription


At Lion, our sequential approach to the curriculum really lends itself to teaching History chronologically, so that, from Years 1 to 6, children have a clear framework for organising their understanding of the past [read more].


Opening Worlds

Opening Worlds

Haringey Education Partnership

Year 3 - 6

Annual Subscription


Opening Worlds is a knowledge-rich humanities programme for teaching history, geography and religion in Years 3 to 6. We provide curriculum resources together with training, support and ongoing programme-related professional development for primary school teachers [read more].


PlanBee History

PlanBee History

PlanBee

Year 1 - 6

One-off Purchase


History resources for primary teachers. Ready to teach lesson plan packs with detailed information, historical enquiry activities and differentiated primary History resources about British history and the wider world [read more].


Rising Stars History

Rising Stars History

Rising Stars

Year 1 - 6

One-off Purchase


Ensure complete coverage of the key knowledge, skills and concepts required by Ofsted for Key stage 1&2 History, with everything you need to teach each half term in one handy place [read more].


Teaching Primary History

Teaching Primary History

Bloomsbury Education

Year 1 - 6

One-off Purchase


Teaching Primary History offers an exciting new approach to planning and delivering effective primary lessons in a fun and refreshing way, with three carefully structured lesson plans in each chapter [read more].


The Primary Knowledge Curriculum: History

The Primary Knowledge Curriculum: History

The Primary Knowledge Curriculum

Year 1 - 6

Annual Subscription


The PKC history curriculum allows children to develop a chronologically secure knowledge and understanding of local, British, and world history. The knowledge in the curriculum has been carefully chosen and sequenced using a largely chronological approach [read more].


Twinkl Planit! History

Twinkl Planit! History

Twinkl

Year 1 - 6

Monthly/Annual Subscription


Excite and engage children with our award-winning scheme of work. Our fully progressive units provide solid building blocks to develop knowledge, skills and concepts. Featuring a wide range of activities created by subject specialists, PlanIt is easy to adapt and well researched so you can teach with confidence [read more].


United Learning History

United Learning History

United Learning

Years EYFS - 6

Annual Subscription


From expert sequencing to classroom resources, the United Curriculum for Primary delivers everything your teachers and subject leads need.


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