Year 1 Content


By the end of the Year 1 most children should

  • be able to identify some similarities and differences between ways of life in the past and in the present
  • use a range of sources to find out about the past (e.g. books, photographs)
  • show an awareness of chronology (e.g through ordering artefacts and photographs)
  • begin to classify objects and artefacts as "old/ new" or "from the past/ present"
  • be able to name at least one significant person from the past and say why they are important