Creativity in history

Primary History article

By Kerry Somers, Paul Sowden, Bronte Bailey, Kelly Sweetnam and Cheryl Burton, published 7th June 2024

Ask anyone for a list of creative subjects in schools and it is unlikely that history will be top of that list. However, over the last two-and-a-half years we have been working as part of a Creativity Collaborative of schools that seeks to foster creativity across the whole curriculum, including in history. A central aim of our Collaborative is to enrich children’s life chances by developing them into confident and creative problem-solvers, engaging them through authentic, meaningful problems, embedded in their schools and lives, and in this respect history provides a powerful context for creativity. This article describes three case studies of how we developed teaching for creativity in history, all linked by a ‘Creativity Navigator’ framework that was developed by our Creativity Collaborative... 

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