Corpus Christi Catholic Primary School

“We live our lives like Jesus”


History Subject Leader; Ms M Martinez

History Information for Year Groups

Year R

Grandparents Are Special | Original Kids Song from Treetop Family

Grandparents are special! We can listen to a song that is all about Grandparents. Enjoy and dance along!

Kids Try Their Grandparent's Childhood Favorite Food | Kids Try | HiHo Kids

What kinds of foods did our Grandparents eat? Lets have a look at what some Grandparents would eat when they were younger! What would you like to try?

Year 1/2

We will be learning about nurses Mary Seacole and Florence Nightingale.  Both nurses were very important to our history and heroes that we can be proud of!  Let's learn a little more about these incredible women!

Mary Seacole Song

What can we learn about Mary Seacole from this song? Let's listen and find out!

Florence Nightingale

Let's hear a little more about Florence Nightingale! Listen to the story and see if you can remember what her nickname was!

Year 3/4

We are going to be learning about Ancient Egypt. There is so much to learn and so many artefacts to discover!  Let's get started on our learning and try to understand this part of history.

ANCIENT EGYPT: The Pharaoh civilisation

Ancient History is so fascinating! It's amazing that we know so much about so long ago. Let's learn a little more about Ancient Egypt through this video!

How Papyrus was Made!

What is Papyrus? Papyrus is a strong, paper-like material that was used by the Ancient Egyptians thousands of years ago to to write on. Watch the video to see how it was made!

Year 5/6

In year 5/6 we are going to be learning about the Shang Dynasty of China.  This period took place during the Bronze Age.  Those in the Shang Dynasty were known for their advances in maths, astronomy, artwork, and military technology!

Introducing the Shang Dynasty

What can we learn about the Shang Dynasty! Watch the video and discover the ancient past of China!

If Treasures Could Talk: What secrets would the Fu Hao Jade Phoenix reveal?

Fu Hao was a queen during the Shang Dynasty. Take a look at the video to find the artefacts that were found in her tomb. She was influential to the king and she was a warrior in her own right, respected by her people as a general and a mother.