National Curriculum


National Curriculum of England Hands-On Education Activity
Hi2/1.1 Pre-Roman Britain
Pupils should be taught about changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age
Hi2/1.2 Roman Britain
Pupils should be taught about the Roman empire and its impact on Britain
Hi2/1.3 Anglo-Saxons & Scots
Pupils should be taught about Britain’s settlement by Anglo-Saxons and Scots
    Hi2/1.4 Anglo-Saxons & Vikings
    Pupils should be taught about the Viking and Anglo-Saxon struggle for the Kingdom of England to the time of Edward the Confessor
      Hi2/2.1 Local History
      Pupils should be taught about an aspect of local history
        Hi2/2.2 Extended chronological study
        Pupils should be taught a study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066
        Hi2/2.3 Ancient Civilizations
        Pupils should be taught about the achievements of the earliest civilizations – an overview of where and when the first civilizations appeared and a depth study of one of the following:
        1. Ancient Sumer
        2. The Indus Valley
        3. Ancient Egypt or
        4. The Shang Dynasty of Ancient China
          Hi2/2.4 Ancient Greece
          Pupils should be taught a study of Greek life and achievements and their influence on the western world
            Hi2/2.5 Non-European Study
            Pupils should be taught about a non-European society that provides contrasts with British history - one study chosen from:
            1. early Islamic civilization, including a study of Baghdad c. AD 900
            2. Mayan civilization c. AD 900 or
            3. Benin (West Africa) c. AD 900-1300

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