Lessons - Urban Spaces

The Nuffield Primary History project developed a range of approaches and techniques for doing history with children, between and 1991 and 2009. The resources produced by the project are all real lessons which have been taught by real teachers. They include guidance on teaching and examples of children's work. Many of the lessons have been developed by teachers as part of their continuing professional development. A narrative style was used to describe the lesson and what happened. Read more

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  • Gordon & Woburn Squares

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    This material is to help primary schools to use Gordon and Woburn Squares in central London. On the right is a link to material for urban schools everywhere. Download Gordon & Woburn Squares materialWe've put here those documents for which we have permission for website use. (These resources are attached...

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  • Urban spaces

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    1 Urban spaces near you: cross-curricular work History, Literacy, Art & Design, Science: ideas and activities. Citizenship too. These materials are based on work with several schools over the years, the Leeds project, and a project for central London schools (see below). This is creative cross-curricular work with History at...

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  • Urban spaces cross-curricular work: Art & Design

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    This is part of a set of subject areas also covering History, Literacy, and Science.

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  • Urban spaces cross-curricular work: History

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    Part of a set of subject areas also covering Science, Literacy, and Art & Design. This section covers Citizenship too - see the 'Upstairs downstairs' material. Cross-curricular learning Public spaces offer a range of opportunities for children's learning, and can enable children to investigate, observe, wonder, record and create. (These...

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  • Urban spaces cross-curricular work: Literacy

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    This is part of a set of subject areas also covering History, Science, and Art & Design.

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  • Urban spaces cross-curricular work: Science

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    Fieldwork in urban public parks, gardens and open spacesPublic spaces offer a range of opportunities for children's learning, and can enable children to investigate, observe, wonder, record and create. Here are ideas for outings for observation, recording, and information-gathering, and as a stimulus for activities back in the classroom. There...

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  • Urban spaces near you: cross-curricular work

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    Field work in urban public parks, gardens and spaces

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  • Urban spaces: inner-city Leeds

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    This is an account of a series of six lessons focussing on a local urban square. Teachers can adapt this to suit their own circumstances. The teaching took place in an inner-city Leeds primary school, with pupils from 48 different nationalities on roll. The challenge was to bring the history...

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