Primary History 85

The primary education journal of the Historical Association

Published: 15th May 2020

In this edition of Primary History

04 Editorial (Read article for free)

05 HA Primary News

06 HA Update

08 How to incorporate EYFS as a subject leader – Rob Nixon (Read article)

10 Smooth transitions – Linda Cooper (Read article)

14 ‘Come all ye fisher lassies’ – Karin Doull (Read article)

20 Using different sources to bring a topic to life: The Rebecca Riots – Clare Horrie (Read article)

26 A cultural legacy: the theatre of ancient Greece – Karin Doull (Read article)

30 What can you tell about the Vikings from a chess piece? – Alf Wilkinson (Read article)

34 Historical fiction: it’s all made up, isn’t it? – Alf Wilkinson (Read article)

37 History in the news

38 One of my favourite history places: The medieval town of Conwy – Damienne Clarke (Read article)

40 Pandemics in history: similarity and difference – Matthew Sossick (Read article)

42 Teaching the Romans in Britain: a study focusing on Hadrian’s Wall – Sue Temple (Read article)

46 Migration to Britain through time – Paul Bracey and Darius A. Jackson (Read article)

Centre spread double-sided pull-out poster: Migration to Britain through time

Regular features: Primary History runs a number of great 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: Queen Mary I touching the neck of a boy for the King’s evil (scrofula). Watercolour by M.S. Lapthorn, 1911, after a watercolour, sixteenth century. Social distancing as a preventative for curing ills was not always the norm although Tudor monarchs did often leave court when they were concerned about outbreaks of the plague. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

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