Primary News

  • Primary History Summer Resource 2017

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  • Global Learning Project - Update

    17th July 2017

    With over 6,700 schools now registered, we're seeing great global learning work going on across the country – leading to some fantastic outcomes. There are still plenty of opportunities for schools to access the funding,* free support and resources available through the programme. So, for those schools not already registered for...

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  • Poland visit - invitation to HA Members

    14th July 2017

    The Embassy of the Republic of Poland are happy to announce and cordially invite members of Historical Association to an educator’s four-day trip to Poland at the end of August. The trip is designed for authors of British history textbooks, editors and secondary school history teachers, with the purpose of...

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  • Write Your Own Historical Fiction Competition 2017 - Winners announced

    13th July 2017

    Each year we offer young people the chance to be rewarded for their own creativity. The Write Your Own Historical Fiction competition encourages young people to write their own fiction within a historical setting of their choice. The competition helps them to develop knowledge of a specific time period and...

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  • Midlands History Forum 2017

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    Date: Saturdy 14 October 2017 Venue: School of Education, University of Birmingham This year's Midlands History Forum will open up the past by exploring the breadth of our history and diverse heritage at a time when we need, more than ever, to appreciate the significance of these key themes.  We...

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  • How We Used to Sleep

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  • Into Film Festival 2017

    4th July 2017

    8-24 November - tickets free For three weeks in November the Into Film Festival will once again offer a host of free, education focused screenings, supported by teaching resources, for 5-19 year-olds all over the UK. This year one of our six dedicated strands is History In Action. History in Action Revisit key...

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  • Aztec Tower of Human Skulls

    1st July 2017

    Tales of the tower of skulls which struck fear into the hearts of Spanish conquistadors have been passed down through the generations in Mexico. Said to be the heads of defeated warriors, contemporary accounts describe tens of thousands of skulls looming over the soldiers - a reminder of what would...

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  • German and British children who became post-war friends

    1st July 2017

    In 1947 Germany and the UK were both still reeling after World War Two. But in Reading that did not stop the mayor, in the face of fierce criticism, inviting impoverished children from the city of Dusseldorf to her town. The twinning still thrives, and resulted in a life-long friendship...

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  • Free Webinar: Ideas for teaching Prehistory

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    15 September 2017, 4.00pm-5.00pm In 2014 the new curriculum topic Changes from the Stone Age to the Iron Age was introduced. For many primary teachers this provided a challenge to gather resources and teach this unit effectively. Changes from the Stone Age to the Iron Age is all about drawing comparisons...

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