Primary news

  • Young Historian Awards 2019 – Winners

    16th September 2019

    Each year the Historical Association partners with The Spirit of Normandy Trust to award young historians who have shown excellent knowledge and demonstrated historical argument around a subject associated with a series of themes. The competition is divided into age brackets and the entry at secondary level is by essay judged...

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  • An Introduction to Mastering Primary History

    10th September 2019

    Leeds, Monday 20 January 2020, 10.00am–4.00pm Price: HA members £150 plus VAT/fees, non-members £200 plus VAT/fees Did you know it's cheaper to become an individual member of the HA and purchase your tickets at membership rate? You can find details of Primary membership here. This course for early career primary teachers...

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  • Book now: Midlands History Forum

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    This year's Midlands History Forum is taking place for the first time in the stimulating environment of the Black Country Living Museum. We are delighted to have keynote presentations from Martin Phillips and Benjamin Smith, who will share their expertise in promoting history outside the classroom. The Forum will include a wide range...

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  • Catch up with the new-look HA News

    10th September 2019

    Welcome to the first of a new format for HA News, with a new look, a new editor, and a new feature article exploring historical anniversaries and themes. HA News now also includes Tony Badger's President's Column. The latest edition also includes updates from the HA plus our education team and committees, news of Jubilee Fellows for...

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  • Book Now: London History Forum

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    This autumn's London History Forum focuses on the theme of curriculum evolution and will examine new ways to think about and develop our curricula. It will feature a keynote from Michael Riley in addition to a fantastic range of primary and secondary workshops sharing different schools' experiences of curriculum architecture and design,...

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  • Peterloo 200

    31st July 2019

    16 August 2019 marks 200 years since the events of Peterloo – known to many as the Peterloo massacre – when peaceful protesters were mowed down by a cavalry charge at St Peter’s Field in Manchester. The 60,000–80,000 strong crowd had gathered as part of a campaign to demand greater...

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  • HA Conference 2020: call for papers

    24th July 2019

    We are pleased to open a call for papers for the Historical Association Annual Conference 2020, which will be taking place on Friday 15 and Saturday 16 May at the Bristol Marriott Hotel City Centre. The HA Annual Conference is an enriching weekend of history which brings together people who...

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  • Primary History Summer Resource 2019: Diversity

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  • Ofsted: primary guidance 2019

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  • HA Awards Evening 2019

    17th July 2019

    On a hot afternoon in July key figures of the history world came together to celebrate history in all its diversity. Throughout the year, across the UK individuals with a passion for history work to educate, inform, entertain and excite those around them about the past. The Historical Association awards...

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