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Welcome to Oakfield's History page

History teaching here at Oakfield Primary School stimulates the children's interests and understanding about the life of people who lived in, and events of, the past. We teach children a sense of chronology and, through this, they develop a sense of identity, as well as a cultural understanding based on their historical heritage; they learn to value their own and other people's cultures in modern multi-cultural Britain and, by considering how people lived in the past, they are better able to make their own life choices today.


In our school, History makes a significant contribution to citizenship education by teaching about how Britain developed as a democratic society. We teach children to understand how events in the past have influenced our lives today; we also teach them to investigate these past events and, by so doing, to develop the skills of enquiry, analysis, interpretation and problem-solving. Our high expectations strengthen children's ability to learn at a deeper level. 

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Primary National History Curriculum

History around Oakfield

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