This Year in history learning as part of Understanding the World EYFS have learnt all about castles and knights. As part of the topic the children went on a visit to Conisborough castle and learnt all about the history of who lived in the castle. During the visit the children dressed up and learnt about the different jobs people did during medieval times in the castle. The children created their own castle non-fiction books and labelled the different parts of a castle. In Year 1 the children have learnt all about Victorian's and visited Cusworth Hall to live a life in the day of a Victorian. The children learnt all about Victorian schools and toys. In Year 2 the children have learnt all about mining and as part of their topic they visited the National Coal mining museum. The children learnt about what life was like down the mine for the people who worked there. As part of their space topic the children have learnt all about Helen Sharman and talked about her achievements as a key historical figure.