Primary news

  • HA Conference 2020

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    Explore the programme and book your place on the HA conference website  Think hills, think port, think a mixture of architecture, think engineers, think interesting history and dark history and you will probably end up with the city of Bristol – and that is exactly where the HA annual conference...

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  • Primary Teacher Fellowship Programme: Local history

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  • Primary History 84: out now

    21st February 2020

    Read Primary History 84 Editorial Welcome to Primary History 84. I’ve really enjoyed editing this edition. It has been exciting to work with people who share a love of history and who engage with history teaching and learning in so many different ways. I have been impressed with the passion...

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  • Catch up on the latest updates with HA News

    4th February 2020

    In the spring edition of HA News Paula Kitching looks at VE day 75 years on, there is an inspiring 'What got me into history' and our Glasgow Branch share their experience of capturing memories from the First World War. We're also introducing a new Book Club feature to explore books that...

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  • LGBT History Month 2020

    31st January 2020

    February is LGBT History Month, an opportunity to reflect on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights and issues. In recent times these issues have received a reasonable amount of coverage in the media – though not all of it positive – reflecting the gradual opening up of society in some...

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  • The new Ofsted framework: supporting quality history and geography

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

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  • Holocaust Memorial Day 2020

    24th January 2020

    2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the concentration camps and death camps (those that had not already been destroyed by fleeing Nazis). The horror and devastation that greeted the liberators of the different camps could hardly be described nor quite believed even when witnessing it. While the killing...

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  • Schools' History Prize 2020

    17th January 2020

    March is Women’s History Month and the Women's History Network Schools’ History Prize is a fantastic opportunity for students to get involved in ‘doing’ history. This year we are asking young researches to create a piece of art inspired by one of History’s Heroines. What better way to celebrate Women’s History Month...

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  • An Introduction to Mastering Primary History

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    London, Friday 3 July 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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  • Write Your Own Historical Fiction Competition 2020

    9th January 2020

    Our historical fiction competition has gone from strength to strength and each year we are so impressed by the number and standard of entries we receive around such a wide range of historical periods and settings. You can take a look at some of our past entries here: 2018 2019...

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