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 historical concepts such as continuity and change, cause and consequence, similarity, difference and significance, and use them to make connections, draw contrasts, analyse trends, frame historically-valid questions and create their own structured accounts, including written narratives and analyses.
1: To identify key facts and objects associated with the Stone Age.
2: To create and design Stone Age cave art.
3: To describe and explain how food was collected in the Stone Age.
4: To identify and describe the different types of houses that were built during the Stone Age.
5: To research and understand the potential purpose of Stonehenge.
6: To research and produce a fact file on Skara Brae.
What we want children to know
What skills we want children to develop
Nomad, artefact, Neolithic, Mesolithic, Homo sapiens, hunter gatherer, prehistoric, Stonehenge, Paleolithic, archaeologist