Our intention is for children to develop curiosity and fascination about the world and its people. Children learn about the history of their local environment, community and the wider world. History is taught through a topic-based approach to encourage development of both enquiry skills and historical knowledge. We develop children to become independent and evaluative thinkers who have empathy for how others lived. This will develop an awareness, respect and curiosity for different cultures and societies and the past. Children will have the opportunity to ask questions, conduct their own research and work collaboratively and through the use of field work, trips and other experiences. History is accessible to all learners, regardless of individual starting points.