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At Chatsworth Infant School we focus our teaching of History and Geography through the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) topics across each year group.  Take a look at our overview before to see what some of our topics are!


A high-quality history education will help pupils gain a coherent knowledge and understanding of Britain’s past and that of the wider world. It should inspire pupils’ curiosity to know more about the past. Teaching should equip pupils to ask perceptive questions, think critically, weigh evidence, sift arguments, and develop perspective and judgement. History helps pupils to 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. We aim not to 

A good historian is someone who is excited about the ever developing world of history, making new connections, comparisons and contrasts. With history being made every day and new discoveries changing our perception and understanding of a time gone by, a good historian, much like detectives, are curious about the past and ask important questions. A good historian is also someone who listens to others opinions and backs up their own with fact as well as questioning the sources of information and critically analysing them.


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