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St Columba’s is a Catholic school with Christ’s teachings of love, peace and justice at the heart of all we do

Curriculum Overview




Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6


Autumn 1


All About Me






Stone Age to Iron Age


Ancient Greece


Baghdad c.900 CE


World War I


Autumn 2




Discovering History


The Romans in Britain


Ancient Egyptians


Life in Ancient Rome


The Early British Empire


The Suffragettes


Spring 1









The Anglo-Saxons, Vikings and Scots




The Rise and Fall of Rome


The French Revolution

The Rise of Hitler and World War II


Spring 2


Growing and Changing


Kings, Queens and Leaders


The Tudors




The Stuarts



The Transatlantic Slave Trade

World War II and The Holocaust


Summer 1


Kings and Queens






Law and Power (1154 – 1272)


The Industrial Revolution


The Cold War


Summer 2


Stories from the Past


Parliament and Prime Ministers


Powerful Voices


War of the Roses



The Victorian Age


The History of Human Rights

Black History Month

October is Black History Month in the UK. We have been learning about and celebrating the inspirational individuals from the past and also those who contribute to and help our society today. Each class have focused on an individual that can inspire and influence them. 


Year 1 - Mary Seacole

Year 2 - Rosa Parks

Year 3 - Nelson Mandela

Year 4 - Benjamin Zephaniah

Year 5 - Martin Luther King

Year 6 - Marcus Rashford