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History timeline KS2 – Topic cheat sheets

What's included?

28-page PDF

Key Stage



Years 3-6


These sheets have been created to support teachers to teach a variety of history units and include history timeline KS2 information as well as lots more useful content.

History units included:

  • Pre-history
  • Roman Britain
  • Anglo-Saxons & Scots
  • Anglo-Saxons & Vikings
  • Ancient Greece
  • Ancient Sumer
  • Indus Valley
  • Ancient Egypt
  • Shang Dynasty of Ancient China
  • Early Islamic Civilization
  • Mayans KS2
  • Benin, West Africa

The factsheets for each unit contain:

  • Period overview
  • Possible enquiry questions
  • Key individuals
  • Inventions
  • History timeline KS2
  • Big concepts
  • Themes
  • Broader context
  • Places to visit
  • Links to further information

Created by experts

History experts have shared their knowledge to create many of the topic sheets inside this download, including:

All of the authors have kindly agreed to share their work under a Creative Commons Licence to allow schools to make use of the materials freely. If you want to adapt the material, please ensure you comply with the licence by acknowledging the original authors.

History timeline KS2 resource
History timeline KS2 – Topic cheat sheets

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