History at Luston and Shobdon

 History Lead:Lowri Thomas & Mary Freeman

We teach history to help children gain a coherent knowledge and understanding of Britain’s past and that of the wider world. When teaching the History topics, in line with the National Curriculum, we use a range of resources and activities including but not limited to; enquiry skill based activities, artefacts / replicas, pictures, videos and technology to develop their analytical thinking and questioning skills as well as to help inspire their curiosity and interest in the past and the world around them. 

What History looks like across the Federation 

Intent, Impact and Implementation

History National Curriculum Vocabulary Lists

History activities to try at home

DK Find Out!

Discover all you need to know at DK's free online encyclopedia. Covering everything from the Stone Age to Romans, from the  Victorians to World Wars. 

DK Find Out! is fun and informative.

BBC Bitesize

Discover a whole host of wonderful videos, games and other exciting content to learn more about the world we live in. Travel around the globe and find a wealth of information to help support your historical learning at home.

Horrible Histories

Welcome to the home of Horrible Histories. Here you can watch episodes and clips, play games, and even sing along to your favourite Horrible Histories songs!

Recommended Reads


Books for Topics

Discover a plethora of recommended reads on the Books for Topics website. There is something for every topic and every age range.

BBC Teach: History Clips

Local Links

We are so lucky to have many wonderful historical places to visit in Herefordshire and the surrounding areas. Why not plan a family visit soon?






  • Croft Castle
  • Berrington Hall
  • Ludlow Castle
  • The Judges Lodging
  • The Cider Museum
  • Acton Scott Farm




History Knowledge Organisers

Ancient Egyptians

Ancient Greece



Roman Britain