Aims and Objectives
Riverside Primary fully supports the National Curriculum by providing opportunities for its pupils to:
• To help pupils develop a sense of identity through learning about their family, the development of their community, Britain, Europe and the world.
• To introduce children to what is involved in understanding and interpreting the past.
• To develop a range of skills necessary for historical enquiry and interpretation.
• To arouse an interest in the past and an appreciation of human achievement.
• To understand the present in the light of the past; the influence that events in the past have in shaping the present.
• To develop children’s knowledge and understanding of major issues and events in the history of their own country and others.
• To acquire a chronological structure and language in order to provide a frame-work for understanding the past.
• To understand the difference between the past and present and that people of other times and places may have held different values and attitudes from ours.
• To enrich other areas of the curriculum.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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