History Programmes of Study

History Programmes of Study: a range of History topics and themes for KS1 and KS2.

History Programmes of Study – a range of History topics for KS1 and KS2, including some old favourites as well as exciting new schemes of work to freshen up your planning! Themed primary History planning and resources.

If you're looking for ready to teach History lesson plan packs and schemes of work for a specific theme or topic, we hope you'll find just what you're looking for, right here! These schemes of work are ideal for teaching your class all about societies and civilisations from the past, as well as for gaining a greater understanding of British history, right up to the present day.

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  • Victorians Topic

    Victorians Topic

    Year 5

    Year 6

    KS2

    This Victorians KS2 topic will introduce your class to one of the most important and fascinating periods in British History. Covering various aspects of the Victorian era, this comprehensive planning pack for Year 5 and Year 6 provides 17 ready-to-te... Read More

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  • Famous Queens

    Famous Queens

    Year 1

    Year 2

    KS1

    Take your class on a royal journey and explore the lives of queens in the past and present. These KS1 History 'Famous Queens' lessons will teach your children what it's like to be a queen and to live in a palace. Explore famous palaces in the United... Read More

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  • Intrepid Explorers

    Intrepid Explorers

    Year 1

    Year 2

    KS1

    Introduce your class to two famous explorers with this fantastic 'Intrepid Explorers' History scheme of work for Year 1 and Year 2. Your class will meet Christopher Columbus and Neil Armstrong, investigating why they are remembered today, what they a... Read More

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  • Elizabethan England

    Elizabethan England

    Year 5

    Year 6

    KS2

    This detailed history scheme of work for Year 5/6 is full to the brim with fascinating information and engaging activities to help your class learn all about Elizabethan England. Children begin by finding out about the life and reign of Queen Elizabe... Read More

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  • Rich and Poor Tudors

    Rich and Poor Tudors

    Year 3

    Year 4

    KS2

    This series of seven complete lessons compares the very different lives of rich and poor people in Tudor times and studies the differences in lifestyles and living conditions. Your class will start by thinking about what life would have been like in... Read More

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  • Travel and Transport Topic

    Travel and Transport Topic

    Year 1

    Year 2

    KS1

    Hop on board and prepare to blast off on an exciting adventure with this 'Travel and Transport' KS1 teaching idea and lesson plan. Your class will explore journeys of all kinds, including how people get around now and how they travelled in the past... Read More

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  • The Tudors Topic

    The Tudors Topic

    Year 3

    Year 4

    KS2

    This KS2 Tudors planning pack children is packed full of fun, engaging lessons that will transport your Year 3 or Year 4 class back to the time of the Tudors! Your children will find out what life was like for Tudor people, discover the art and music... Read More

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  • The Wild West Topic

    The Wild West Topic

    Year 3

    Year 4

    KS2

    Meet cowboys, Indians and pioneers in this fascinating Wild West KS2 cross-curricular topic. Discover how America became the United States and explore the journey across the Western Frontier with the pioneers as they settle in new lands, meet the nat... Read More

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  • Why did Henry VIII marry six times?

    Explore the famous story of the six wives of Henry VIII in Tudor Britain with this complete ready-to-teach scheme of work. Find out when the Tudors came to power at the Battle of Bosworth and introduce your class to the Tudor family. Learn the story... Read More

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  • The Prehistoric World (Stone Age to Iron Age)

    Journey across millions of years of prehistory with this KS2 Prehistoric World topic for Year 3 and Year 4. This series of 18 lessons across a range of subjects will immerse your class fully in the prehistoric world, exploring and questioning how pal... Read More

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  • Invaders and Settlers: Romans

    Invaders and Settlers: Romans

    Year 3

    Year 4

    KS2

    Looking for Roman Invasion of Britain KS2 lesson planning? You've come to the right place! This ready-to-teach set of seven lessons all about the Roman invaders and settlers who came to Britain will soon have your class excited about their History le... Read More

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  • The Maya Topic

    The Maya Topic

    Year 3

    Year 4

    KS2

    Uncover the mysteries of the Maya with this fascinating 'Maya' cross-curricular topic for KS2. Start by taking a trip deep into the rainforests of Central America as you explore Mayan ruins and from there embark on a journey that will help you uncove... Read More

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