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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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Primary History Journal
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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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The role-play area is often the most popular feature of a foundation stage...
How do we do the best for our children and for history? The challenge for...
For this issue I have selected an eclectic range of anniversaries. Some are to...
Photographs are very useful and productive documents when teaching history....
The Primary History Magazine of the HA
Primary History is the only dedicated journal for history teachers at primary...
Beyond phonics! Terminology for history Teachers and schools should surely be...
A debt of honour... During the months of September to November 2015, assemblies...
Imagine a place where your pupils become detectives working on mysteries from...
From Home to the Front: World War I (1914-18) in the primary school classroom...
Using ‘Development Matters' to plan learning for history in the Foundation...
As part of our First World War centenary-themed assemblies, in the last issue of Primary History we focused on the importance of the local dimension. Here we...
President Interview
An au revoir but not goodbye from outgoing HA President Professor Jackie...
Quality Mark Example
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
Keith Wysner, Principal of Knockloughrim Primary School, Magherafelt, Northern...
Podcast Tasters 2013
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
Our online guide to teaching emotive and controversial history!
People's History Survey
Here at the Historical Association we are looking at developing a social...
Getting ready Before actually putting children to paper and pencil it is useful...

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