By the end of Year 5, most children should:
- show their developing understanding of chronology by using dates precisely;
- have a secure knowledge and understanding of the chronology of the British, local and world history studied;
- pick out connections, contrasts and trends over time within periods studied;
- devise historically valid questions about change, cause, similarity, difference and significance; and
- be given the opportunity to learn about a local history study (specifically an aspect of history or a site dating from a period beyond 1066 that is significant in the locality) and a non-European society that provides contrasts with British history. For the former, the children will learn about the Tudors with a visit to Hampton Court to enrich this learning. For the latter, Year 5 will focus on an early Islamic civilization, including a study of Baghdad c AD900 which will link with their topic of Islam in Religious Education.