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Here at St. Anne’s Catholic Primary School, we want every child to be happy and enthusiastic learners of History, and to be eager to achieve their very best in order to fulfil their God-given talents. We firmly believe in high quality first teaching, which is central to our success as a school.

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'The more you know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future.' Theodore Roosevelt

What our pupils say...



"I enjoy history, I have been learning about toys from the past."



"All history lessons are fun, I have been learning about the Anglo-Saxons, settlements and burials."



"I enjoy history. I am learning about the Victorians, I like looking at the differences between then and now."

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Here at St Anne's we strive to give pupils opportunities in their learning to develop essential knowledge and learn about things that are outside their daily experience.  In history we aim to do this through experiences that allow the children to experience life in the past and interact with artefacts to gain an appreciation of how things were, how they have changed and how developments across history influence  and inform our lives today.


Recently, Year 1 have explored archeology, Year 2 visited a Tudor house to learn more about how they were built and how this impacted on the spread of the Great Fire of London. Year 3 were transported back to the stone age and learnt of the daily struggles people had to keep warm and dry. Year 4 visited the Ancient High house to learn more about what life was like in Tudor times. Year 5 visited the Black Country museum to learn about life in Victorian times and Year 6 were able to use their experiences from there residential experience to help them connect with children who were evacuated during WWII.