History at Amwell View School is taught in a fun and interactive way in order to engage our children and young people. Lessons include pupils looking at photos of themselves at different ages and giving them opportunities to identify themselves and their peers as well as identify changes in their appearances. Pupils also have opportunities to dress up in clothes from different periods and countries, explore historical artefacts, listen to music and make their own artefacts such as churches and boats. This year pupils have learnt about their own history, including about their home lives and local environment, as well as the Tudors, toys and games, churches, the Victorians and Remembrance Day.
As a school we have strong links to local museums, whether this is to visit or to borrow artefacts, in order to extend the experiences of our pupils. We also plan exciting and interactive trips such as to Audley End Miniature Railway, churches and walks in the local environment. We have strong links to our local churches and this year, each class made a poppy which was taken to the church by Students 1. These were displayed at the church for nearly a month for lots of people in the local area to enjoy.
I look forward to the topics we will be teaching and learning about in the school year to come.
Amwell View School and Specialist Sports College
Mrs J. S. Liversage B. ED., Dip., B. Phil. (MSI)