Year 6 History

Year 6 History teaching resources and lesson planning, ready to teach.

Help Y6 children build on their knowledge of British and world history, and apply their critical history enquiry skills, with these lesson plans and resources.

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  • The Kingdom of Benin

    Take your class to West Africa and explore the fascinating Kingdom of Benin civilisation together. In this Benin KS2 scheme of work, you will find out where the Kingdom of Benin was located, what life was like, and how society was organised, as well... Read More

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  • Children in Victorian Britain

    Children in Victorian Britain

    Year 5

    Year 6

    KS2

    Journey back to the Victorian era with this History KS2 'Victorians' scheme as your class discover what life would have been like for them if they had been born in the 19th century. These informative, detailed and inspiring lessons will soon have you... Read More

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  • Crime and Punishment

    Crime and Punishment

    Year 5

    Year 6

    KS2

    These Crime and Punishment KS2 History lessons will take your Year 5 or Year 6 class on a journey through British history as they discover how crime and punishment has changed throughout the ages. Beginning with the Romans and travelling right throug... Read More

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  • Who were the ancient Greeks?

    Who were the ancient Greeks?

    Year 5

    Year 6

    KS2

    This scheme of work is also part of a Classic Cross-Curricular Topic. Take your class back to one of the most fascinating civilisations in history as they discover who the ancient Greeks were. This scheme of work for Year 5 and 6 will teach your clas... Read More

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  • How do we use Greek ideas today?

    Take your class on a voyage of discovery as they travel back to ancient Greece to discover just how much of this fascinating civilisation is still alive in our society today. These ancient Greece lesson plans for KS2 study a range of contributions fr... Read More

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  • How has life in Britain changed since 1948?

    The twentieth century was one of the most exciting and fast-moving centuries of all time with countless technological, social and political developments. These KS2 'Britain since 1948' lessons give your class a decade-by-decade look at the changes in... Read More

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  • Rebuilding Britain

    Rebuilding Britain

    Year 5

    Year 6

    KS2

    In the years after the end of WWII, a number of extraordinary changes took place in Britain. As post-war plans for rebuilding Britain were implemented, virtually every aspect of British life was affected. By the mid-1960s, Britain had, undergone a tr... Read More

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  • The Shang Dynasty

    The Shang Dynasty

    Year 5

    Year 6

    KS2

    The Shang Dynasty of ancient China is a fascinating and pivotal era in Chinese history, full of innovation and advances, which you can bring to life in your classroom with this 'Shang Dynasty' KS2 scheme of work for Year 5 and Year 6. Your class will... Read More

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  • Vikings vs Anglo-Saxons

    Vikings vs Anglo-Saxons

    Year 5

    Year 6

    KS2

    These exciting Vikings and Anglo-Saxons KS2 lessons for Year 5 and Year 6 take your class on a fascinating journey of back in time as they find out about the Viking and Anglo-Saxon struggle for the kingdom of England and how England became a unified... Read More

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  • The Changing Role of Women

    The Changing Role of Women

    Year 5

    Year 6

    KS2

    Journey through the ages as your class explore the changing roles and rights of women from ancient times to today with this engaging and topical scheme of work for Year 5 and Year 6. From the law of coverture to modern maternity employment law, this... Read More

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  • The Aztecs (History)

    The Aztecs (History)

    Year 5

    Year 6

    KS2

    This scheme of work is also part of a Classic Cross-Curricular Topic.Journey back to 12th-century Mesoamerica with your class as they find out about the fascinating civilisation of the Aztecs. Building one of the biggest cities of the time (with... 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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