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Year 6

Objectives covered in Year 6:


Chronological Understanding

I can use dates to order and place events on a timeline.(Band 5)


Historical Enquiry

I can compare sources of information available for the study of different times in the past. (Band 5)

I can construct informed responses that involve thoughtful selection and organisation of relevant historical information.

I can understand how our knowledge of the past is constructed from a range of sources.

I can address and sometimes devise historically valid questions about change, cause, similarity and difference, and significance.

I can make confident use of a variety of sources for independent research.


Historical Interpretations

I can understand that the type of information available depends on the period of time studied. (Band 5)

I can evaluate the usefulness of a variety of sources. (Band 5)


Organisation and Communication

I can present findings and communicate knowledge and understanding in different ways. (Band 5)

I can provide an account of a historical event based on more than one source. (Band 5)


Understanding of Events, People and Changes

I can describe a non-European society that provides contrasts with British history - one study chosen from: early Islamic civilization, including a study of Baghdad c. AD 900; Mayan civilization c. AD 900; Benin (West Africa) c. AD 900-1300.

I can describe a study of an aspect or theme in British history (slavery) that extends his/her chronological knowledge beyond 1066.

I can use evidence to support arguments.

I can describe a chronologically secure knowledge and understanding of British, local and world history, establishing clear narratives within and across the periods he/she studies.

I can note connections, contrasts and trends over time and show developing appropriate use of historical terms.

I can give some reasons for some important historical events.(Band 5)