HA Enquiry Toolkit

How to build an effective historical enquiry at key stages 1 and 2

By Mel Jones, updated and reviewed with support from Chris Trevor, published 1st December 2023

An enquiry approach is becoming more popular for teaching many primary curriculum subjects. However, enquiry has always been the backbone of good history teaching. Knowing what constitutes a good historical enquiry and how to build one that will enable your pupils to get better at history is not as easy as it might seem. Building an effective historical enquiry takes careful thought and planning and this helpful enquiry planning toolkit will provide you with the guidance needed to build effective historical enquiries for your pupils.  

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