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 Spring 2022

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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: Planning a primary platinum jubilee?

    17th January 2022

    Join us for this free member webinar featuring lots of suggestions for a whole school celebration in primary schools from EYFS to Year 6. Find out about educational, engaging enquiry-based activities to enhance learning in EYFS, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 National Curriculum units, while having fun, marking...

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  • Practical approaches to teaching primary history

    31st March 2022

    In this course, discover what makes quality teaching of history by exploring how to ensure coverage of the National Curriculum through practical creative methods which can be adopted and adapted for different age groups or themes, whilst ensuring progression and challenge for all. Chris Trevor will look at how to...

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  • Ask the primary committee

    29th March 2022

    This is an opportunity to join in on discussions about what we can learn about teaching primary history, with a focus on diversity and what we could and should do now to help our pupils going forward. There will be plenty of opportunities to ask questions, both about diversity but...

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  • Mastering primary history

    23rd March 2022

    This course for early career primary teachers will develop your understanding of effective history teaching. The course has a strong practical focus with approaches based on recent research and a regard to national initiatives including the new Ofsted education inspection framework. Every delegate will come away with a range of...

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  • Online course: Practical approaches to teaching primary history

    18th March 2022

    In this two-part online course, discover what makes quality teaching of history by exploring how to ensure coverage of the National Curriculum through practical creative methods which can be adopted and adapted for different age groups or themes, whilst ensuring progression and challenge for all. Chris Trevor will look at...

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  • The new Ofsted framework: supporting quality history and geography

    16th March 2022

    The Geographical Association and Historical Association are pleased to be working together to offer this one-day online course supporting primary subject leaders in reviewing the quality of their curricula in light of the Ofsted inspection framework. The course will begin by giving some background into the development of the framework...

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  • Becoming an effective primary history subject leader

    14th March 2022

    Join us for this course in which Chris Trevor will take you on a journey through the most important elements of primary history subject leadership. 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...

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  • HA Webinar: Approaches to grasping new language and historical terms

    3rd March 2022

    Do you struggle to engage your lower ability or EAL students? Are you finding it difficult to ensure and demonstrate progression? This webinar series will give you some strategies and approaches to adapt, adopt and try based on Sue Temple's many years teaching and training primary history, including as a...

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  • Online course: Becoming an effective primary history subject leader

    28th February 2022

    Join us for this two-part online course in which Chris Trevor will take you on a journey through the most important elements of primary history subject leadership. You may be new to the role or established but would like to have some formal training to carry out the role more...

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  • HA Webinar: Making the most of your primary membership

    21st February 2022

    Are you new to HA primary membership and not sure where to start? Or been a member for a while and want to make sure that you're using your membership to its full potential? In this termly webinar, our Membership Manager Emily Randall will be joined by members of our...

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  • HA Webinar: Queer beyond London: local matters

    7th February 2022

    London has tended to dominate accounts of LGBTQ Britain… but how did local contexts beyond the capital affect queer identities and communities? This talk by Professor Matt Cook looks at Brighton, Plymouth, Manchester and Leeds to illustrate the difference locality makes to queer lives.

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  • HA Webinar: How has crime and punishment changed from the Anglo-Saxons to the present?

    7th February 2022

    This webinar will trace the fascinating changes in crime and punishment from the Anglo-Saxons to the present day. It will show how and why the law evolved over time, moving from trial by ordeal in the Middle Ages, through punishments like execution and transportation to Australia before finally arriving at...

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  • HA Webinar: Developing historical writing

    3rd February 2022

    Do you struggle to engage your lower ability or EAL students? Are you finding it difficult to ensure and demonstrate progression? This webinar series will give you some strategies and approaches to adapt, adopt and try based on Sue Temple's many years teaching and training primary history, including as a...

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  • Online course: Mastering primary history

    1st February 2022

    This two-part online course for primary teachers will develop your understanding of effective history teaching. The course has a strong practical focus with approaches based on recent research and a regard to national initiatives including the new Ofsted education inspection framework. Every delegate will come away with a range of...

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  • HA Webinar: How has the monarchy changed over time?

    24th January 2022

    This webinar will show how the monarchy has changed over time and how and why real power was gradually transferred from the crown to Parliament. In particular it will feature how his barons' challenge to the absolute power of King John lead to the sealing of Magna Carta in 1215,...

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  • HA Webinar: Simple adaptations to ensure progression for all

    20th January 2022

    Do you struggle to engage your lower ability or EAL students? Are you finding it difficult to ensure and demonstrate progression? This webinar series will give you some strategies and approaches to adapt, adopt and try based on Sue Temple's many years teaching and training primary history, including as a...

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  • Webinar on demand: What is the legacy of the ancient Greeks?

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    By popular demand we are giving teachers the chance to view some of our recent webinar highlights by releasing recordings of previous webinars for a limited time period. Simply purchase this resource to gain access to the recording (you will need to be logged in to pay and access the...

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  • Webinar on demand: Untold stories of the Holocaust

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    By popular demand we are giving you the chance to view some of our recent webinar highlights by releasing recordings of previous webinars for a limited time period. This webinar recording is free and exclusive to Historical Association members and will be available to view on this page until the end of January 2022....

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  • Online course: Planning a rich and empowering primary history curriculum

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    About this course This three-part online course will support primary teachers and curriculum leaders in the principles of strong primary history curriculum design. A series run jointly by the Schools History Project (SHP) and the Historical Association (HA), it will incorporate a focus on the SHP principles that have been fundamental in...

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