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  • Save on HA Membership – join with other schools in your MAT

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    At the HA, we know that budgets are tight and being able to afford access to the best CPD, guidance and support is increasingly difficult. We are here to help. If you are part of a Multi-Academy Trust or federation, or soft federation of local authority schools, you can save money on...

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  • Save on HA Membership – join with other schools in your MAT

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    At the HA, we know that budgets are tight and being able to afford access to the best CPD, guidance and support is increasingly difficult. We are here to help. If you are part of a Multi-Academy Trust or federation, or a soft federation of local authority schools, you can save money...

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  • History in English Primary Schools: Historical Association Primary Survey 2022 

    9th May 2022

    Take part now The Historical Association is the voice for history. As the subject association for history in schools, with over 5000 primary school members plus 17,000 primary teachers and educators who regularly engage with us, we are the first port of call for a representative picture of and guidance...

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  • Local and Community History Month

    3rd May 2022

    Finally we can travel and many of us can move around freely, but don't let that distract you from the incredible local history on your doorstep. May is Local History and Community Month and it is a real opportunity to remind ourselves what a fascinating place we live in or...

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  • Annual General Meeting 2022

    25th April 2022

    Thank you for being a member of the Historical Association. Your membership is what enables the HA to continue supporting the teaching, learning and enjoyment of history at all levels, for generations to come. As part of our membership community you are important in shaping the development of the association,...

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  • Ian Coulson Annual Bursary for Local History / Archaeology in Kent Schools 2022-23

    19th April 2022

    Applications are now being accepted forThe Ian Coulson Annual Bursary for Local History / Archaeology in Kent Schools This annual bursary has been established by Kent Archaeological Society in memory of Ian Coulson. Ian was Adviser for History in Kent schools for over 25 years and, at the time of...

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  • The Medlicott Medal 2022  

    1st April 2022

    We are pleased to announce that Professor David Olusoga is to be awarded the Medlicott Medal for Service to History.   The award seeks to recognise individuals from a diversity of backgrounds in their service to history. Past recipients of the Medal are all distinguished and outstanding individuals in their fields, whether through scholarship in the sense...

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  • The Falklands War anniversary

    1st April 2022

    This month (April 2022) is the 40th anniversary of the start of the Falklands Conflict. On 2 April 1982 an Argentinian Force of 3,000 men invaded the Falkland Islands taking the Islanders and the 80 Royal Marines stationed there by surprise. Despite pressure from the United Nations to withdraw the Argentinians attempted...

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  • The events in Ukraine

    1st April 2022

    What is happening the Ukraine right now has shocked and moved many of us. For others it has been a reminder of the horrors of war and conflicts they have experienced. In the last 30 years it was easy for those of us in Europe to believe that physical war...

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  • History Educators International Research Network Conference: HEIRNET 2022 Amsterdam Conference

    23rd March 2022

    HEIRNET is a friendly, diverse, inclusive and supportive association that brings together colleagues from around the world interested in History Education's cultural, educational, ideological, moral, social, political, religious and citizenship roles. Amsterdam is the perfect venue for the live and online HEIRNET 2022 conference. Since the 16th century cosmopolitan  Amsterdam...

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  • The Sir Martin Gilbert History Prize 2022

    16th March 2022

    The Sir Martin Gilbert Learning Centre is delighted to announce the 2022 Sir Martin Gilbert History Prize. The essay question for this year is:   "Debates about war are important, but not more important than the human story of those who fought in them." – Sir Martin Gilbert  Discuss with reference to a...

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  • Falklands Forty Schools Competition

    16th March 2022

    This year the UK and Falkland Islands will mark the 40th anniversary of the liberation of the Falkland Islands. As part of the anniversary, the Falkland Islands Government is offering eight lucky UK students the opportunity of a lifetime – an all-expenses-paid visit to the Falkland Islands in February 2023,...

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  • HA short course pilot for lifelong learners: Berlin and the Berlin Wall

    2nd March 2022

    This summer we are pleased to pilot a new short course for lifelong learners at the HA. It won’t be as intense as a course at university, but it will offer more substance and opportunities for discussion than learning about a topic from a Google search. The idea is that...

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  • The Cromwell Association: Frederic L Borch III essay prize 2022

    22nd February 2022

    The Cromwell Association is delighted to announce this year’s essay prize, aimed at all students between the ages of 16 to 19 years. We would like you to write a response to the question, “To what extent was Oliver Cromwell responsible for Parliament's victory in the First Civil War?” Essays...

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  • The Young Quills longlist 2022

    11th February 2022

    The Young Quills longlist for 2022 is now in schools. If you are looking for something to excite students this term with reading then take a look at our latest Young Quills books. The books listed below have all been dispatched to HA member schools up and down the country...

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  • The Richard III Society Prize Essay for Sixth Formers 2022

    10th February 2022

    The Richard III Society is offering a prize of £200 for the best essay on a topic relevant to: The Life and Times of Richard, duke of Gloucester, Richard III, 1452-1485 There will be second prize of £100 and a third prize of £50. We are open to receiving entries...

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  • HA Conference 2022 in Bristol

    1st February 2022

    Please note: the 2022 annual conference has now taken place. Make sure you join us next year in Liverpool! We know we have said it before, but this year we will definitely be in Bristol for HA Conference (Covid restrictions allowing). Seeing so many of you in person will be very exciting...

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  • 70 years – 70 ‘things’ that tell our story

    1st February 2022

    Would you nominate the laptop computer or the mobile phone? Is it an image of the Maze Prison or of a map of Berlin that you would include on your list as objects that tell the story of the last 70 years? The Historical Association would like to put together...

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  • Apology: Move Me On, TH185 

    17th January 2022

    The Historical Association would like to offer an unreserved apology for serious errors of judgement in relation to the Move Me On problem presented within Teaching History 185.   We recognise that the content of this feature has caused offence, that it contained negative stereotypical biases which we failed to recognise and act...

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  • Catch up with HA News

    17th January 2022

    In the spring 2022 edition of HA News Jason Todd looks at what diversity means to the HA while Deputy President Alison Kitson shares ‘What got me into history’. We also ask for your involvement in an exciting new project to commemorate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, detail the winners of our 2021 Young Quills award for historical fiction and announce our...

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