Upper Primary International History

Our Primary International History homeschooling course covers the requirements of the Key Stage 2 English National Curriculum over 4 years and has an international outlook covering history from around the world.

The International History course will fire your child’s curiosity about the past in the wider world. It plays an essential part in preparing children for living and working in today’s world. Throughout the course students will research, use evidence, and argue for their point of view – all skills that are valued in adult life.

This course will help your child to:

  • Gain an understanding of events, places and people in different times and environments.
  • Develop an interest in the past and an appreciation of human achievements and aspirations.
  • Understand how the past was different, how people of other times and places had different values and attitudes.
  • Develop the skills to interpret primary and secondary source material.
  • Distinguish between historical facts and their interpretation.

Once completed, our Primary International History homeschooling course lays the foundations for children to transition smoothly to our Secondary International History courses.

Wolsey Hall Oxford is a registered school of Cambridge Assessment International Education

We are proud to be part of the world’s largest international community of schools.

We offer a wide range of Primary courses.

Key topics covered:

Year 3 Indus Valley, Bones Stones and Fossils, London in the past

Year 4 Shang Dynasty, World War II, Benin

Year 5 Ancient Greeks, Ancient Sumer, Mayan Civilisation

Year 6 Ancient Egypt, Early Islamic Civilisation, Local History Study

The syllabus and hours of study

  • Allow for up to 1 hour of study time per week for you and your child to complete each year of Upper Primary History plus additional time for completing assignments.
  • Your child should be able to complete the course in 9 months.

Course Fees

The fee for Upper Primary International History is £570 via instalments. There is a discount of 5% for payment in full reducing the fee to £545. Read more about our fees and discounts, see what our fees include or use our fee calculator to find out the total cost of the courses you select. If you’re not delighted with your course, let us know within 45 days and we’ll refund your course fee (less the cost of the books).

Ava has been developing discipline and self-taught information enquiring skills throughout the months doing home school, which she never had in school. We came to realize that it is actually a good bonding opportunity to help her adjust to the studying method in the beginning. We are pleased to see her studying and preparing assignment without being asked of even in her free time. We find confidence and independence in her. Credits go to yourself and the tutors who have been helping her. I hope her interest in acquiring knowledge and the skills that she developed for herself will become her lifelong asset.
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Vincent Yu – Primary Level Parent