History, citizenship and controversy

Primary History article

By Hilary Claire, published 31st May 2007

Please note: this article pre-dates the 2014 National Curriculum and some content may be outdated.

Y4 question their MP about nuclear waste policy; Y6 survey people in their community and school about a proposed casino in their town, and feed back the information to the local council; children decide to buy their Christmas presents and ask for their own presents to come from a Fair-trade source or NGO catalogue; Y5 learns about the suffragettes and how they struggled to achieve votes for women; in assembly the head talks about bullying in the playground and the children agree that it’s unkind; Y2 learns about Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights movement and includes in their class charter that nobody will bully a person because of their colour or religion. Which of these is about citizenship Education? The answer is that some...

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