Primary News

  • My Favourite History Place Competition: Winners Announced

    13th November 2017

    We are pleased to announce the winners of the My Favourite History Place competition. We asked pupils in Key Stages 1 and 2 to present their favourite history place and tell us why it is so special. The winning entry will be published in a future edition of Primary History...

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  • October Revolution 1917 Centenary

    7th November 2017

    The Russian Revolution of October/November 1917 is undoubtedly one of the most important events of the early twentieth century. While revolutions were not new (indeed Russia had already had one in spring 1917), the seizing of power by the Bolsheviks and the introduction of a communist state most certainly was....

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  • Northern History Forum: book now!

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    Wednesday 22 November 2017, 4-8pmLeeds Trinity University "We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope." - Martin Luther King That way there be dragons! Curriculum and examination reform, funding formulas, British Values, austerity, the Prevent Strategy, controversial and difficult histories…as teachers we know all of these...

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  • Latest information from the Global Learning Programme

    20th October 2017

    We are delighted to let you know that the GLP has been extended to summer 2018.   This gives schools more opportunities to make the most of the funded CPD*, resources and support available. We'd therefore like to ask you to share the information below with your contacts in schools, to...

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  • Exhibition Launch: Hidden Histories, Hidden Historians

    20th October 2017

    Join us for the launch of the Hidden Histories, Hidden Historians exhibition at Archives+ in Manchester Central Library from 3pm-5pm on Saturday 11 November 2017. Hidden Histories, Hidden Historians is a multi-media exhibition by five community groups from across Greater Manchester who have explored their own hidden histories; taking them on a journey...

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  • Becoming an Effective Primary History Subject Leader

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    Friday 13 October 2017 - Birmingham (St Martin in the Bull Ring) Monday 5 February 2018 - London (Venue TBC) Tuesday 5 March 2018 - Leeds (TBC) Time: 10.00am - 4.30pm Course Leader: Chris Trevor Price: HA members £150 plus VAT, non-members £200 plus VAT Did you know it's cheaper...

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  • Black History Month

    6th October 2017

    October is Black History Month: an opportunity to raise the profile of Black history. What is 'Black history'? The term ‘Black history’ covers a wide spectrum. Is it just about the presence of Black peoples in the UK, or is it about the history of mighty nations and continents, such...

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  • Primary History 77: Out Now

    4th October 2017

    ‘Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens …’ so the familiar song goes when referring to a few of my favourite things. Hearing Michael Wood speaking at the HA Annual Conference at Manchester about the Anglo-Saxons as one of his own favourite things in history, he made reference to how...

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  • Teaching the Age of Revolutions (1755-1848)

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    Working with the broader Waterloo200 education legacy plan the Historical Association is pleased to announce an ambitious new three-year education programme that will focus on teacher subject knowledge and subject pedagogy to help embed the teaching of late eighteenth and early nineteenth century history in UK schools. At the heart...

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  • The Young Historian Awards 2018

    25th September 2017

    If you think you or someone you know (who is 16 years of age or under) could be the next Lucy Worsley or Simon Schama then this competition is for you/them. The Historical Association in collaboration with the Spirit of Normandy Trust has organised an annual award scheme for young...

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