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The Quality Mark is an award that recognises the excellence of history provision at Primary and Secondary schools.

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All our articles and resources for Primary Teachers.
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Primary History Journal
Read all our back issues of Primary History here!

HA Staffroom
Welcome to the new HA Buddies virtual staffroom. If you are a trainee, NQT or just new to teaching history, this is the place where you can ask for support or guidance from our team of HA Buddies. Meet our HA Buddies below and access the staffroom.

Topic Briefing Packs
Briefing Packs on Primary History Topics.

Curriculum Briefing Packs
Briefing Packs dealing with whole school educational issues!

CPD Units & Guides
Online Continuing Professional Development Units and Teaching Guides.

Cross Curricular
Cross Curricular Resources.

Lessons and Exemplars
Lessons, Exemplars and Guides produced by Nuffield Foundation's Primary History project

Outstanding Providers
Examples of Oustanding Primary History Providers and Lessons

Primary Expert Podcasts
As a primary practitioner, access to specific history teacher training is limited. Whether you are a teacher in post or a trainee, you could be faced with a need to teach history having had little or no training. The Historical Association is here to help. If you need to get to grips with the principles and practical needs of primary history, then why not take advantage of our new series of primary expert podcasts covering everything from planning, progression, assessment and teaching and learning, to core principles and values.

Event Resources
Here you can find resources from our events, forums, workshops and conferences.

History Transition
Schemes of Work and Training Sessions to help the transition between Key Stage 2 and 3.

Links, Reviews and Visits
Book reviews, visits and links available here.

HA Competitions
HA Competitions

International Journal of Historical Learning
International Journal of Historical Learning, Teaching and Research



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President Interview
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An au revoir but not goodbye from outgoing HA President Professor Jackie...
Quality Mark Example
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Hello, I am Helen Snelson and I take the lead on History at The Mount School in...
Research Report
This attached report is by Dave Martin on an H. A. action research project...
Local Study
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Keith Wysner, Principal of Knockloughrim Primary School, Magherafelt, Northern...
Podcast Tasters 2013
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During this period of rapid and all encompassing change, we at the Historical...
HA Discount Code
We know it's lively primary teaching and outstanding primary schools that truly inspire. But, as the national curriculum changes, could you use some added...
T.E.A.C.H Online
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Our online guide to teaching emotive and controversial history!
People's History Survey
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Here at the Historical Association we are looking at developing a social...
Article
Getting ready Before actually putting children to paper and pencil it is useful...
Online Poll
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The Secretary of State for Education has announced that history will retain its...
Primary Expert Podcasts
In this podcast Dr Hilary Cooper, Professor of History and Pedagogy at the...
Cannadine Interview
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Sir David Cannadine has done the unthinkable he has traced the teaching of...
Interview
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Sir David Cannadine has written the book that tells the history of history in...
Article
Introduction The Olympic movement provides the prefect opportunity to consider...
Article
Introduction Time and change in stories Everyone loves a story and stories have...
Article
Introduction The Italian confectioner Dorando Pietri is one of the most famous...
Article
Introduction Allocated the task of researching and presenting ideas for...
Article
For many years London South Bank University [LSBU] trainee teachers have been...
Toolkit
  Produced by the Historical Association for the National Literacy Trust's...
Article
Introduction Chronology is the air that history breathes and without it...

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