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‘Aiming Higher’


"It's my favourite subject.  We get to learn facts about the olden days." - Y2


"I enjoy learning in different ways.  I get to use artefacts, learn rhymes and use pictures to learn new facts." - Y4


"I like using written sources to find new facts and also watching videos to find out new information." - Y4


"I like the true or false activities we do because the imprint stuff in my mind and help me to remember." - Y6


"I like retrieval starters at the start of lessons as it helps us remember the key facts." - Y6


"I like the muddled up pictures on the TV (interactive board) because at the end of the unit I can put them in the right order." - Y1


"It is easier to take time to remember facts and I am given short facts to learn, a little at a time." - Y5


"We like to record our knowledge and ideas in different ways.  I used a diamond 9 activity to show how important the items the Romans brought with them are" - Y4


"History can help you if you want to become a scientist or a teacher.  It shows you how they lived and what they did or learned." - Y6


"You can see how the Vikings and Mayans impacted on the future because of what they achieved." - Y6


"History teaches us to avoid the same mistakes like not breaking into buildings during the Gun Powder Plot" - Y3


"History teaches you how to stay safe and not get injured" - Y2 (making links between Gun Powder Plot and Bonfire Night)


"History teaches you how to protect yourself and that some things are dangerous." - Y2


"Your know when you have done a good piece of work as you have most of your answers right, you have a lot of ticks and you might be sent to see Miss Cardwell or Mrs Withers.  You might get house points or have your work shared in the newsletter." - KS2


"Our teacher shares the answers at the end of the lesson so we can see what we have got right and we learn from our mistakes." - Y5


"Our teacher tells us we've knocked their socks or helps us have another go with a bit of support." - Y4

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