Linthwaite Ardron CE (VA) Junior and Infant School

'Through Christian values we support, help, inspire, nurture and encourage all individuals to SHINE and reach their potential'

Church Ln, Linthwaite, Huddersfield HD7 5TA

01484 845544

office.linthardron@kirkleeseducation.uk

WELCOME TO HUMANITIES

Please look below for information about how we offer children broad and enriching experiences that engage them in learning about the world, their heritage, significant periods of time and significant events. If you can't find what you're looking for, please contact the school office.  

INTENT

At Linthwaite Ardron, we deliver a high quality humanities curriculum which aims to  inspire in pupils a curiosity and fascination about our locality,  the world and its people.  

IMPLEMENTATION

We deliver a curriculum that is progressive from a pupil starting school in Early Years to leaving at the end of year six. Humanities is taught in half termly blocks that alternate between  geography and history. Our curriculum is delivered through practical activities, wherever possible, to give pupils with all learning styles to love their learning and flourish.  

IMPACT

Pupils will be equipped with knowledge and skills to prepare them for their next steps of leaning and life as an adult in the wider world. Children will also have an interest in their locality and know how significant events and periods of time have shaped the world they live in today. 

USEFUL DOCUMENTS

Please click on the links below for further information and documentation.  

History Curriculum Map

History Skills Progression 

Geography Curriculum Map 

Geography Skills Progression

RECENT HUMANITIES LEARNING IN OUR SCHOOL

Egyptian history was the theme of Year Three's visit to Bagshaw Museum

York - Jorvik Viking Centre and the National Railway Museum - Years Five and Six have been studying the Vikings and the Industrial Revolution

 

Year Five learnt about the geological features of mountains and then painted some mountains.

KS2 finding out about Linthwaite hero, Florence Lockwood, a suffragette leader and women's rights campaigner 

Gaining knowledge  about God's gift of water on our pilgrimage 2020

Oakwell Hall - Year Five have been studying the Tudors and spent a day undertaking Tudor activities

'Leadboilers' Whole-school Writing

 Writing produced across school about this fascinating local Linthwaite legend.

Upper Key Stage Two produced travel brochures about Linthwaite

Year Three and Four finding out about George Mallinson,  a Linthwaite Mill owner who championed a better living for his workers between 1850 and 1900 

The importance of sharing with others through a Harvest Festival collection

Tolson Museum - Year Four visited to learn about our local history including the Romans

Year Four have been learning about the water cycle in Geography. Here are some of the water cycle posters!

Year Five studied Picasso's painting 'Guernica' about the Spanish Civil War. They discussed their ideas about war and linked it to current wars and conflicts across the world now. They then wrote some dramatic and powerful poetry about war and 'Guernica'

Year Five had learnt about Victorian workhouses. Listen to their letters begging to be rescued. 

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Whole School Pilgrimage 2021 to learn about helpers in the past through the story of Samuel and The Israelites

KS1 and EYFS learning about living things