Oldmixon Primary School is now closed. We remain open between 8am-6pm, Monday-Friday, for children who are identified as vulnerable and children whose parents are critical to the COVID-19 response, as defined in government documentation.

Following a rise in COVID-19 cases in Weston-super-Mare and the precautionary closure of local A&E provision, Trustees have decided to delay the wider reopening of ELAN schools to children in Preschool, YR, Y1 and Y6 by one week.

This will be reviewed by trustees on 4th June. Confirmation of specific year group opening dates, times and procedures will be conveyed to parents and carers following this review.

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For younger children, history is about what relates to them and about developing their understanding of past, present and future.

Some activities to try.

  • Talk about what they did yesterday and what they will do tomorrow. Help them to use the vocabulary of now, then, yesterday, today, tomorrow, past, present and future.
  • Look at photographs of themselves at different ages and talk about how they have changed.
  • Draw pictures of themselves at these different ages.
  • Look at photographs of family celebrations and talk about what they were celebrating and why. Put the photographs in the order in which they happened.
  • Talk about celebrations that occur every year such as Christmas and birthdays. What do they remember? What is always the same? What changes? Draw a picture of a favourite celebration.


KS1 and KS2



Lots of ideas for learning liked to History.


One learning pack available at the moment with a video and activities to do.


Lots of learning for all.


History programmes on the radio – programmes for all ages.