National curriculum content
To know and understand the history of these islands as a coherent, chronological narrative, from the earliest times to the present day: how people’s lives have shaped this nation and how Britain has influenced and been influenced by the wider world. To understand the methods of historical enquiry, including how evidence is used rigorously to make historical claims, and discern how and why contrasting arguments and interpretations of the past have been constructed.
1: To understand some of the improvements brought about by the use of bronze.
2: To understand the importance of artefacts.
3: To assess the achievement of the Iron Age.
4: To know what houses and home life was like in the Bronze and Iron Age.
5: To understand the dangers facing people in Bronze and Iron Age Britain.
6: To show key features of the Bronze and Iron Ages.
What we want children to know
What skills we want children to develop
Bronze, iron, hoard, hill fort, artefact, smelting, roundhouse, archaeologist, tribe, settlement