- Talk briefly about past events at home e.g. ‘yesterday’
- They use past, present and future forms accurately when talking about events.
- Talk about brief differences in the past. For example, they can find out about the childhood of their grandparents
- Beginning to have an awareness of time and understand that time passes in years.
- Place events onto a timeline.
- Starting to put events and people in order relating to time.
- Beginning to have an awareness of past and future
- Understand the difference between events that happened in the distant past e.g. The Great Fire of London and events that happened in the recent past e.g. A family party at the weekend.
- Understand that a timeline can be divided into BC and AD.
- Use a timeline to place historical events in chronological order using dates.
- Describe eras and order significant events from the period studied.
- Place certain eras on a timeline showing understanding of BC and AD.
- Identifying the main changes within the period of History.
- Chronological understanding is focused within the period studied.
- Ordering events within and across periods.
- Identify and describe change and continuity within and across historical periods.
- Begin to understand how some historical events occurred concurrently in different locations i.e. Ancient Egypt and Prehistoric Britain.
- Gain historical perspective by placing their growing knowledge into different contexts: understanding the connections between local, regional, national and international history; between cultural, economic, military, political, religious and social history; and between shot and long term time scales