As historians, children gain a coherent knowledge and understanding of Britain’s past and that of the wider world. We aim to inspire children’ curiosity to know more about the past. As historians children should ask perceptive questions, think critically, weigh evidence, sift arguments, and develop perspective and judgement. Historians should understand the complexity of people’s lives, the process of change, the diversity of societies and relationships between different groups, as well as their own identity and the challenges of their time.

Miss Dornan is our history subject leader. She has a real passion and interest in history. She studied history herself up to degree level.

Miss Dornan has always loved history and travelling to various countries to see different historical artefacts from a young age. She enjoys learning about all periods of History but her favourites are the Dark Ages, Tudors and Victorians. She particularly likes learning about local history, especially the Pendle Witches. Miss Dornan is also a member of the Historical Association.

The Historical Association support the teaching, learning and enjoyment of history at all levels and bring together people who share an interest in and love for the past.

The inspire, enable and encourage people to get involved with history, whether in the classroom, at college, in the library or at home. They passionately believe the study of history should be accessible to all people at all levels of study.


Curriculum Overview and Skills Progression