History outside the classroom at Key Stage 1

Elaine Skates, last updated: 20th October 2017

When thinking about what history means to five- to seven-year-old children, the chances are it is quite a muddle of ideas – from princesses and castles through to dinosaurs and Second World War fighter planes – without a great deal of coherence as to how it all fits together. Learning about history outside the classroom (LOtC) can help children to make sense of history through hands-on experience, leading to a greater depth of knowledge and understanding...

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