Primary news

  • Half a day on humanities - 'it's not enough'

    25th September 2009

    History campaigners demand more detailed subject coverage for trainees A government review of teacher training prompted by the Rose primary curriculum review should ensure students spend more than just a few hours on subjects, campaigners say. Some primary PGCE courses feature just half a day on humanities, despite worries that...

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  • Results and examples from the Write Your Own Historical Story Competition 2009.

    22nd June 2009

    Some of the winning entries are attached to the bottom of this page! The competition this year has again been very successful. We received 111 entries from 51 schools across England and Wales. These broke down into 39 stories from Year 7 pupils, 41 from Year 8 pupils and 31 from Year...

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  • The Diary of Anne Frank

    13th January 2009

    Wanted to tell you about the new free resources from the Anne Frank Trust designed to complement the BBC drama "The Diary of Anne Frank". The resources are designed for KS2 and 3, focusing on History, English and Citizenship and are available for download from our website from the 9th of...

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  • Sir Jim Rose's interim report on the primary curriculum

    8th December 2008

    The full interim report is available on the Teachernet website and the HA's original submission can be downloaded below.

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