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Primary School

Spring 2

The Cotton Industry 


  • What was the cotton industry?
  • When was the cotton industry in Lancashire?
  • What was life like for children during the cotton industry?
  • How were Victorian homes different?


  • Order and sequence events
  • Recognise that their own lives are similar and / or different from the lives of people in the past
  • Consider why things may change over time
  • Demonstrate simple historical concepts and events through role-play, drawing and writing
  • Use a variety of simple historical terms and concepts
  • Use common words and phrases concerned with the passing of time
  • Ask and answer simple questions about the past through observing and handling a range of source


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