“The high-quality teaching and imaginative use of resources makes an effective contribution to the pupils excellent achievement in learning .The playground burning of a model Pudding Lane in a history lesson was used to demonstrate how the flames spread so rapidly.” ISI Inspection 2014
In the Infant department, History is taught by looking at toys and homes in the past. Children learn about how people travelled and holidayed in previous generations. They learn about the lives of famous people, events and inventions.
In the Junior department, the emphasis is on British history starting with the Roman invasion, through the Vikings, Normans and Tudors to the Victorians and World War II. The Aztecs are also studied.
All year groups enjoy visits which enhance the curriculum, for example to The William Morris Gallery, Tghe Gunpowder Mills, Valence House and many others.