History is led by Mrs Rickard.

At Bovingdon Primary Academy, we teach a wide variety of topics ranging from Local History studies of their own area to British History to ancient world civilizations.

History Aims

A Bovingdon Primary Academy historian should leave at the end of Key Stage 2 with…

  • a mature and informed historical perspective on their world
  • a knowledge and understanding of Britain’s past and that of the wider world.
  • the ability to investigate, connect, contrast, interpret, analyse and question historical evidence
  • to understand the historical concepts of significance, continuity and change, cause and consequence and similarity and difference
  • an understanding of and ability to accurately use historical terms and vocabulary
  • to be able to reflect, analyse and evaluate their own work and those of others