Penny Park Lane, Coventry, West Midlands, CV6 2GU

02476 333631

Holy Family Catholic Primary School

Jesus said, "Let the children come to me." We live and learn and love in His way.

Picture News - Check out our PSHE page for thought provoking activities.

Just click the picture.

 

At Holy Family, history is taught as part of a creative curriculum. We make every effort to ensure this is a rich and stimulating curriculum, aiming to inspire our children’s curiosity, encouraging them to engage with the world around them.

As historians, we help children to think critically and ask perceptive questions , developing a sense of chronology through learning about key dates, people and locations both in the UK and around the world.

Throughout the school there are opportunities for an exciting variety of trips which bring the children’s learning to life and offer opportunities for pupils to improve fieldwork techniques and learn from first hand experiences.

We follow the national curriculum for both geography and history and the links are provided below:

 History:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-curriculum-in-england-history-programmes-of-study

We strive for the children to progress as they move from year to year and a link for the learning progression in our school for history is provided below:

 History Learning Progression - Click here

 

 

Local and Community History Month

1 - 31 May each year

Coventry this is My City.

18th -22nd May

Click on the picture above to take you to the

BBC's page on historic Coventry.

Florence Nightingale's Birthday

International Nurses' Day - Tuesday 12th May, 2020

Nursing leaders ask public to 'shine a light' for nurses on Tuesday.

The public have been asked to

“shine a light” at 8.30 pm on Tuesday

to mark International Nurses' Day, the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale and to recognise their efforts in tackling coronavirus.

How can I take part in the 75th anniversary celebrations for VE day?

VE DAY activities.

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 codecracking-for-beginners-morse-code-activity-sheet.pdfDownload
 design-a-ve-day-medal-activity-sheet.pdfDownload
 ration-book-booklet.pdfDownload
 second-world-war-children-activity-sheet.pdfDownload
 Simple-WW2-Spitfire-Glider-Activity-Paper-Craft.pdfDownload
 VE Day Diary Writing Template.pdfDownload
 VE Day Wordsearch.pdfDownload
 war time recipe booklet.pdfDownload
 Winston Churchill's speech.pdfDownload
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 Extra History Home Learning resources.

BBC History resources

Holy Family have decorated their school gates to celebrate 75 years of Victory In Europe.  

VE day  8th May.

Take part in the 75th anniversary celebrations for VE Day on 8th May.

Start by decorating your home with the Union Jack bunting.

Then find out about VE Day and why it was celebrated with the factfile and information PowerPoint. Then have a go at cracking the morse code to reveal the secret message, colour in the VE Day colouring sheets and make a spitfire glider.

This pack contains all of the above and much more, to keep you busy during the VE Day anniversary celebrations.

KS1 & KS2 powerpoints

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 KS1 VE day powerpoint.pptDownload
 KS2 VE Day Information PowerPoint.pptDownload
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