Primary History 93

The primary education journal of the Historical Association

Published: 13th March 2023

In this edition of Primary History

04 Editorial (Read article - open access)

06 The wheels (and horses…) on the bus – Emily Rotchell (Read article)

10 The Coronation – Karin Doull (Read article)

18 Teaching Robin Hood at Key Stage 1 – Matthew Sossick (Read article)

22 How local history can bridge the gap from teaching Understanding the World in the EYFS to teaching history in Key Stage 1 – Stuart Boydell and Verity Downing (Read article)

26 The Amesbury Archer – Richard Harris (Read article)

30 Baghdad: what were its connections across the medieval world? – Karin Doull (Read article)

35 Significance: how can pupils ask questions about the past and tie it to their present experiences? – Polly Gillow (Read article)

38 Significant anniversaries: the infamous Beeching Report 1963 – Tim Lomas (Read article)

44 My favourite monument: The Acropolis, Athens, Greece – Nichola Philpott (Read article)

46 Teaching about ‘these islands’ since 1066 – Paul Bracey (Read article)

54 What’s in your pocket, Peg? A story book about living in Jersey during German Occupation in World War II – Penny Byrne (Read article)

59 Teaching about the German Occupation of Jersey through the Occupation Tapestry – Helen Otterwell (Read article)

Centre spread double-sided pull-out poster
What continuities and change can you see in coronations from the distant to recent past?
Some objects used or presented at a coronation

Regular features: Primary History runs a number of regular features including Ideas for Assemblies, One of My Favourite History Places and Pull-out Posters. You can view all editions of these features here.

Cover image: A scene from the Bayeux Tapestry depicting the coronation of Harold Godwinson

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