Children will develop the ability to describe and explain historical change and cause and begin to understand the important historical difference between points of view and fact. They are taught to sequence events and to develop a sense of past, present and future. They will also enjoy stories from the past about real and fictional characters. In KS2 specific periods of History or themes including local history are covered.
Physical, human and environmental geography is taught. Children learn to follow spoken written instructions to make maps and routes of familiar areas and to use atlases and globes. They are encouraged to observe and talk about difference and change and to become aware of the effect that climatic conditions have upon people’s lifestyle, clothes, etc. In KS2 a range of topics are covered such as human and physical and comparing and contrasting localities.