Tony Robinson, Actor and Television Presenter
At Southdale we believe it is important for children to understand their place in the world and to have an awareness of their past in order to shape their visions of the future. A cross curricular approach to the Humanities inspires and enthuses children’s imagination and is a powerful motivator.
Through the study of History, children make sense of their world and enrich their understanding of it. We believe it is a tool of learning and communication and that skills developed through the study of History are applicable in everyday life. It fires curiosity about the past in Britain and the wider world. It connects Britain’s past with the present and the future, giving a deeper understanding of themselves and others and a sense of belonging.
Our aims are: