Movers and Shakers

Project Overview

This knowledge-rich main project teaches children about historically significant people who have had a major impact on the world. They will learn to use timelines, stories and historical sources to find out about the people featured and use historical models to explore their significance.

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What’s included

Movers and Shakers is a comprehensive history project that boasts an array of essentials including:


Lesson activities


Enhanced Provision Activities



Book study

English pack

Knowledge Organiser

Project scope

Movers and Shakers provides a structured approach to history, outlining key subjects and topics including:

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  • Computing
  • Design and technology
  • English
  • Geography
  • History
  • Maths
  • PSHE
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  • Local heroes
  • Ranking and interpreting
  • SIgnificant people
  • Using sources