Becoming an Effective Primary History Subject Leader

London – Monday 8 October 2018
Birmingham – Thursday 18 October 2018
Leeds – Monday 10 June 2019

Time: 10.00am - 4.30pm

Course Leader: Chris Trevor

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

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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.

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

Book your place for the autumn dates using the Eventbrite links below. To register your interest for later courses, please contact Maheema Chanrai on 0300 100 0223 or at

Bespoke Training

If you wish to train a group of history subject coordinators we can offer this course on a bespoke basis for teaching school alliances, academy chains and clusters of schools, using the school as a venue for the training. Contact Mel Jones for further details at