At Thurgoland our aim is for children to ‘gain a coherent knowledge and understanding of Britain’s past and that of the wider world’. In learning about the past, children are able to understand and make sense of the world in which they live. Secondly, the methods employed in discovering and interpreting the past enable children to practise a wide variety of skills.
As a Church of England School every aspect of the school’s work is underpinned by Christian values. We endeavour to use the subject of history as a tool to explore the impact of faith in our society in the past and how that may have resonance today.
At Thurgoland we intend to:
Values that are at the heart of Thurgoland