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History – Pupil Interviews – Summer 1


Intention for the interview:

Pupils to be interviewed on their Historical knowledge.


A sample of 2 children from each class from Years 1- 6 to be asked a selection of questions.


Key Questions


  1. Do you enjoy learning about History?
  2. What history topics have you recently covered?
  3. Can you explain the meaning of some Historical vocabulary? Do you know what a ‘timeline’ is or what is meant by ‘the past’?
  4. What key skills do you use within History?
  • Literacy - reading, writing
  • Maths for chronological ordering
  • Creative skills for timelines


Intended outcomes:

From the discussions with pupils we are looking for:


  • Enjoyment of learning about History.
  • Some understanding of history topics covered
  • Growing in confidence with Historical vocabulary
  • Beginning to identify the key skills with History


Interviewed by

Mrs Lennon and Mrs Heyes - History Subject Leaders

17th April 2018


Please look in the links below for pupil photos and comments.

Peterbrook Primary School, High Street, Solihull Lodge, Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 1HR

Tel: +44(0)121 4302545