Available Events

In this section you'll find details of all our available CPD events for primary teachers, both online and in-person. Where these events are linked to a series, this will be linked on the page for your information.To see our regular courses and our overarching series and themes for this term, you can take a look at our What’s on section, view our at-a-glance primary CPD calendar, or all upcoming CPD events in our web calendar. 

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  • Your Primary CPD calendar Summer 2024

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    We know that it's not easy for teachers to get out of school or have budgets to afford a plentiful supply of CPD. We know how essential your CPD is to you and that is why we have worked to provide a wide range of face to face, online learning...

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  • HA Webinar: Henry VIII on Tour: finding a new perspective on the Tudors

    15th July 2024

    During his lifetime, Henry VIII journeyed throughout his kingdom in what are known as royal 'progresses'. In this webinar, Anthony Musson will share research from the AHRC-funded 'Henry on Tour' project which seeks to reassess these progresses by exploring archival sources, archaeology, music and material culture. In addition to contributing...

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  • HA Webinar: Making the most of your primary membership

    8th July 2024

    In this webinar we will guide you through some essential benefits available through your HA primary membership - from key online resources and journal support through to available CPD and accreditation routes. We also look at how you can get involved with the activities and competitions run by the association...

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  • Virtual primary history teachmeet

    3rd July 2024

    Teachmeets are a great way to find out what fellow teachers are doing in the classroom and beyond and to share practical ideas and inspiration. Following on from the success of our regional virtual teachmeets, join primary teachers from across the country to share ideas and innovation in history teaching....

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  • HA Webinar: Supporting pupils in reaching independent conclusions in primary history

    24th June 2024

    This practical webinar will demonstrate how people can be supported in, reaching their own independent conclusions about the history, they are studying. It will suggest a number of careful ways of structuring people work both in written and verbal responses, so that they can demonstrate clear, understanding and substantiate any...

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  • HA Webinar: Prosthetics and Assistive Technology in Ancient Greece and Rome: everything you never knew you wanted to know

    18th June 2024

    Jane Draycott is Lecturer in Classics at the University of Glasgow. In this webinar, she will share her research on prostheses and assistive technology in ancient Greece, Rome and the neighbouring civilisations. She will outline the findings from her 2023 book on this subject, which arose from a grant to...

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  • Immersive funded CPD: Sickness and social reform in the Victorian and Edwardian period

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    We are delighted to announce a funded CPD programme in partnership with the Wellcome Trust Collaborative Research project, Addressing Health: Morbidity and Mortality in the Victorian and Edwardian Post Office. The project explores the relationships between work and health in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries through the lens of thousands...

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  • On-demand webinar: Creating curriculum pathways: Religion

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    Webinar series: Creating curriculum pathways through primary history at Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 Session 4: Religion An overview will be given of the development of religions and interactions between them from the Stone Age onwards, taking in ancient civilisations, ancient Greece, The Romans, Anglo-Saxons, and Vikings and...

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  • On-demand webinar: Creating curriculum pathways: Civilisation

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    Webinar series: Creating curriculum pathways through primary history at Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 Session 7: Civilisation An overview will be given of the development of historic civilisations including references to the Bronze and Iron Ages, ancient civilisations, Ancient Greeks, Romans, Anglo-Saxons and Vikings. This will include links...

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  • On-demand webinar: Creating curriculum pathways: War

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    Webinar series: Creating curriculum pathways through primary history at Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 Session 5: War An overview will be given of the development of warfare over time from the Stone, Bronze and Iron ages and taking in ancient civilisations, Greeks, Romans, Anglo-Saxons, and Vikings. This overview...

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  • On-demand webinar: Creating curriculum pathways: Empire

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    Webinar series: Creating curriculum pathways through primary history at Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 Session 3: Empire An overview will be given of the development of empires over time taking in those that developed in ancient civilisations such as Egypt, colonisation by Greek city states and the empire...

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  • On-demand webinar: Creating curriculum pathways: Monarchy

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    Webinar series: Creating curriculum pathways through primary history at Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 Session 2: MonarchyPlease note this webinar was recorded in May 2022, before the death of Queen Elizabeth II.  Reference will be made to the study of possible significant individuals at Key Stage 1 such...

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  • On-demand webinar: Creating curriculum pathways: Trade

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    Webinar series: Creating curriculum pathways through primary history at Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 Session 1: Trade An overview will be given of the development of trade within and between historic civilisations and cultures from the Neolithic period of the Stone Age onwards. This will include examples of...

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  • Course: Supporting SEND pupils in your primary history lessons

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    Do you struggle to engage your lower attaining or EAL pupils in their history lessons? Are you finding it difficult to ensure and demonstrate progression in history with these pupils? According to Department for Education statistics, in 2020 there were 1.4 million pupils across the UK with identified special educational...

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  • Recorded Webinar: Peopling London, 47AD–1960

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    This webinar explores themes around the causes of migration over time and look at practical outcomes in the classroom. It focuses on migration over time in London from the Saxons to the Windrush, through sources and stories, though the themes and ideas used are relevant to schools beyond London. Topics...

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  • Recorded webinar: Teaching history during a climate emergency: how can we respond?

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    We are at a vital moment in our attempt to tackle the climate crisis. Global warming is an inter-disciplinary challenge for the world and an inter-disciplinary challenge in education, too. In this talk, Alison Kitson argues that history provides a vital perspective that enables young people to understand our interaction...

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  • Recorded webinar: Creating curriculum pathways: Government

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    Webinar series: Creating curriculum pathways through primary history at Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 This webinar was recorded as part of our webinar series exploring the teaching of substantive concepts in primary history. The National Curriculum for history requires pupils to gain understanding about abstract concepts of substantive...

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  • Webinar recording: Virtual History Forum: Reigning over change

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    These three recordings are taken from the Virtual History Forum which took place in March 2022 and focused on change over the last 70 years.  2022 marked the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. This is an unprecedented occasion in our history. The last 70 years have seen both continuities and...

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  • Recorded webinar: Exploring representations and attitudes to disability across history

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    This webinar was presented by Richard Rieser, who is a campaigner and champion for disability rights and the coordinator of UK Disability History Month. His presentation is part of our ongoing work to explore disability history and the arguments and representations of it and ensure that people from disability groups...

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  • Recorded webinar: How has warfare changed over time?

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    Webinar series: Teaching British history that extends chronological knowledge beyond 1066 How and why has warfare changed from the Battle of Hastings in 1066, fought with armed with swords and shields, to the weapons of mass destruction of today? This webinar with Andrew Wrenn considers significant turning points such as...

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