Year 1 - Key Knowledge and Learning Outcomes

Year 1 Key Knowledge

  • Our current Monarch is King Charles III. He has two sons, Prince William and Prince Harry.
  • Prince George, Princess Charlotte, Prince Louis, Archie and Lillibet are the King's grandchildren They were born in my lifetime (except prince George)
  • Guy Fawkes was born in 1570
  • The Gunpowder plot was 1605 King James was the king
  • Bonfire night is celebrated 5th November
  • Hoylake lifeboat station was founded in 1803
  • Sir William Hilary started the modern lifeboat service in 1804
  • Birkenhead Park was built in 1847
  • Our school was built in 1860
  • New Brighton has been a popular seaside town on the River Mersey since the 1900s


Year 1 Learning Outcomes

Changes within living memory

  • Me and my family tree, key national events (e.g.  Royal births, weddings, prime ministers etc.)
  • Sea side holidays have changed over time.
  • Lifeboats have changed over time.
  • Bidston Hill has a windmill and an observatory

Events beyond living memory

  • The Gunpowder plot was in 1605
  • We remember the gunpowder plot every year on bonfire night.
  • Bonfire night is celebrated on 5th November.
  • Hoylake lifeboat station is one of the oldest in the UK it was founded in 1803.
  • New Brighton Lifeboat station was founded in 1863.

The lives of significant individuals

  • King Charles III is our King
  • Guy Fawkes was born in 1570.
  • Guy Fawkes plotted to use explosives to destroy the Houses of Parliament and King James 1st. The plot was unsuccessful.
  • Sir William Hilary started the modern lifeboat service in 1824.

Local History Study

  • New Brighton has been a popular seaside town since the late 1900s.
  • Seaside holidays became popular in Victorian times.
  • New Brighton has seen many changes over time.

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