Becoming an effective primary history subject leader

Please note that under the current circumstances, all upcoming face-to-face dates for this course have been postponed until further notice. All rescheduled dates are provisional and subject to review. For more information see HA statement on coronavirus.

In light of this, we will be running an online version of this course, to take place over two afternoons on Zoom. 

Part 1: Friday 15 January, 1.00pm–4.00pm
Part 2: Friday 22 January, 1.00pm–4.00pm

About this course

Course leader: Chris Trevor

Price: HA members £150 plus VAT/fees, non-members £200 plus VAT/fees

Did you know it's cheaper to become an individual member of the HA and purchase your tickets at membership rate? You can find details of Primary membership here.

Have you just been appointed as subject coordinator or subject leader for history in your school? Have you been in the role for some time, but never had any proper training? Join us for this course in which course leader Chris Trevor will take you on a journey through the most important elements of primary history subject leadership.

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone who has been a subject coordinator or subject leader for history in their school. You may be new to the role or established but would like to have some formal training to carry out the role more effectively, particularly in light of the new Ofsted education inspection framework.

Course content

The course covers key elements of primary history subject leadership, such as:

  • making the case for history with senior leaders
  • enthusing others and leading staff meetings about history
  • exploring practical approaches to developing an innovative, inclusive and effective history curriculum in your school
  • suggestions on steps towards efficient action planning and how to make a wider impact
  • opportunities to discuss current issues in primary history education
  • a chance to share resources and assessment approaches, plus much more