Incorporating local history into a scheme of work

Key Stages 1-3 (Years 1-9)

By Alf Wilkinson, published 15th July 2014

This unit is not itself a scheme of work, but instead suggests ways local history might meaningfully be incorporated into a Scheme of Work. It is not meant to be prescriptive, but to suggest ideas, areas and tools that should help teachers make a study of local history meaningful.

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Please note: While this unit contains resource suggestions, it is not a fully resourced scheme of work, and the resources it refers to may in some cases only be available to full members of the HA.

The majority of the HA schemes of work were produced between 2014-2019 by members of the HA primary committee and its affiliates. These schemes of work are designed to support your planning and should be moulded and adapted to fit the context and needs of your own school. 

To view a free sample scheme of work, please refer to our Anglo-Saxons unit.

We regularly check the hyperlinks included in the schemes but unfortunately every now and again some links may go out of date. If you spot a broken link, please let us know on

This resource is FREE for Primary HA Members.

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