At Meole Brace we pride ourselves on offering a rich and engaging history curriculum which provides the basis for cross curricular learning in the classroom. 

During their school career, children will develop their knowledge and understanding of the history of Great Britain and of the wider world, including ancient civilisations. They will develop understanding of historical concepts such as continuity and change, cause and consequence, and use appropriate historical vocabulary when discussing these concepts. Whilst exploring a diverse range of topics, children will develop their skills of historical enquiry, considering a range of evidence to help them draw conclusions. 

We strive to provide all our children with a stimulating range of activities, including examining artefacts, exploring different sources of information and extra curricular visits.

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We use our topics as a rich basis for planning across the curriculum, providing the children with a range of exciting, engaging and meaningful contexts in which to develop, embed and apply their knowledge. They are mapped out carefully to ensure appropriate coverage across all year groups and to allow for the consolidation of key concepts as well as for progression in, and deepening of knowledge and skills. 


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Click on the links below to explore our topic coverage for the year, our vision for how the history curriculum embeds and reinforces our school values and to find further details on the progression in skills and knowledge across each year group. 

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Christian Theme of the Month

The Christian theme for this half term is 'Respect'.

"Do to others as you would have them do to you." Matthew 7.12

In school we will be:

Exploring the value of respect.

Encouraging pupils to show respect to everyone.

Exploring ways in which we can show respect as one of our School core Christian values.

Parents and carers, please help us at home to support your child in their understanding of the above concepts.

Contact the School

Meole Brace Primary School

Church Road, Meole Brace, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Tel: 01743 351027