Primary Teacher Fellowship Programme: Local history

Teacher Fellowship Programme 2021-22

Local history: untold stories of the people of Britain

At the heart of this Teacher Fellowship programme in partnership with the British Association for Local History was the concept of integrating local history into the classroom through the stories of the people and places which make the history of your school's community exciting and unique. Through the lens of local history this fellowship explored a variety of time periods and a range of sources and approaches including the built environment, local museum collections, archival documents and digital resources.

Participants worked with historians, archivists and and programme leader Bev Forrest to explore the myriad ways in which local history can be incorporated into their teaching practice. 

British Association for Local History

Based on their learning the Teacher Fellows have developed resources on local history in the classroom. A selection of these enquiries is available below, along with participants' reflections on the programme.