KS2 History

KS2 History lesson plans, presentations and printable resources for primary teachers.

History lesson plan packs and schemes of work, designed to teach Key Stage 2 children about British and world history. Includes resources for developing history skills. A range of topics for excellent curriculum coverage.

Every PlanBee History lesson plan pack includes detailed notes for a teaching input, a slideshow presentation packed with historical facts and challenging questions, differentiated learning activities, worksheets and games. Although they're ideal for all KS2 teachers, they're all designed with the new National Curriculum history objectives in mind, so you can be sure of fantastic coverage and progression.

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  • Anglo-Saxons, Picts and Scots

    Anglo-Saxons, Picts and Scots

    Year 3

    Year 4

    KS2

    Find out what happened in Britain after the Romans left in the 5th century with this fantastic Anglo-Saxons KS2 History lessons for Year 3 and Year 4. Using the mysterious burial ship at Sutton Hoo as a basis, your class will explore where the Anglo... Read More

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  • Early Civilisations

    Early Civilisations

    Year 3

    Year 4

    KS2

    This 'Early Civilisations' scheme of work will give your class an overview of when and where the earliest civilisations appeared (including Ancient Sumer, Indus Valley, Ancient Egypt and the Shang Dynasty) and will introduce them to the amazing achie... 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 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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  • Stone Age to Iron Age HISTORY Lessons

    We've got the Stone Age to Iron Age KS2 objectives covered in this complete set of seven History lessons exploring the fascinating world of prehistoric Britain. Your class will journey through a million years of prehistory as they explore the Stone A... Read More

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  • The Maya Topic

    The Maya Topic

    Year 3

    Year 4

    KS2

    Uncover the mysteries of the Mayan civilisation with this fascinating The Maya KS2 cross-curricular topic for Year 3 and Year 4. Start by taking a trip deep into the rainforests of Central America as you explore Mayan ruins and from there embark on a... Read More

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  • The Railway Revolution

    The Railway Revolution

    Year 3

    Year 4

    KS2

    Explore how the lives of people living in Britain changed thanks to the developments of steam engines and the growth of the railway network across the country. Find out how steam engines work, the great breakthroughs made by industrialists and how... 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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  • British History Heroes

    British History Heroes

    Year 3

    Year 4

    KS2

    Take your class back in time to explore the lives and achievements of some of the people who we now consider to be ‘British history heroes’. Your class will explore the impact that the following people have had on our modern-day world: Willia... Read More

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  • The British Empire

    The British Empire

    Year 3

    Year 4

    KS2

    Take your class on a voyage of discovery as they learn about Britain's growing power as a seafaring nation during the age of exploration. Find out all about the powerful and corrupt East India Company's battles and bribes which enabled it to dominate... Read More

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  • What can we find out about ancient Egypt?

    This Ancient Egypt KS2 planning pack contains seven ready-to-teach lessons for Year 3 and Year 4 to help your class understand and become familiar with the ancient Egyptian civilisation. From mummification to the River Nile, your class will find out... Read More

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  • Children in WW2

    Children in WW2

    Year 3

    Year 4

    KS2

    This scheme of work is also part of a Classic Cross-Curricular Topic.This series of seven lessons looks at what life was like for children in World War 2 and how the various aspects of WW2 affected people's everyday lives. The series starts by e... Read More

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