Secondary News

  • Autumn History Forums: save the date!

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    Yorkshire History Forum Date: Wednesday 14 November 2018 The next Yorkshire History Forum takes a look at the importance of good curriculum design. With Ofsted focus shifting towards greater scrutiny of curriculum choices and rationale, it provides teachers and schools with an opportunity to really think about the history curriculum...

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  • Midlands History Forum 2018

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    Date: Saturday 6 October 2018 Venue: School of Education, University of Birmingham This year's Midlands History Forum makes no apologies for its ambitious aims. We want to know what makes teaching and learning in history successful and how we can move children on to reach their full potential. Keynote sessions...

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  • Write Your Own Historical Fiction Competition 2018

    12th July 2018

    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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  • Chartered Teacher Programme open

    12th July 2018

    The Historical Association is pleased to announce our new Chartered Teacher of History programme. Registration for the programme is now open and the full programme will roll out in the autumn.  What is the Chartered Teacher programme? Chartered Teacher of History (CTHist) status is designed to ensure that teachers who...

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  • Initiating Latin at KS3 (and earlier)

    6th July 2018

    In recent years, organisations including Classics for All and the Iris project have enjoyed inspiring success in promoting the learning of Latin at primary and secondary schools where provision of classical languages had been non-existent or endangered. Building on the work of the Manchester Classics for All Project and previous...

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  • Photo archive reveals healthcare before the NHS

    5th July 2018

    A fascinating collection of more than 4,000 photographs uncovered in the Historic England Archive is giving up its secrets after more than 70 years and is now accessible to the public.  Staff at Historic England’s Archive in Swindon recently discovered 4,050 black and white photographic prints taken by the Topical...

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  • HA Awards Evening 2018

    5th July 2018

    At the end of a sweltering June the Historical Association gathered in London for our annual awards evening. Each year this wonderful event is an opportunity to celebrate some of the people that make history happen across the country on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. For 2018 as the...

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  • Women’s Suffrage: history and citizenship resources for schools

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  • Teaching History 171: Out now

    24th June 2018

    In recent years, lively debates about the role of knowledge and especially about pedagogies for ensuring its secure acquisition have raged across England’s educational landscape. Much of this has arisen from a new interest, by teachers, in the cognitive science of memory. A common critical reaction to this new emphasis...

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  • A Guide to Oral History for Schools and Youth Groups

    6th June 2018

    The Oral History Society's Schools and Young People Group has developed A Guide to Oral History for Schools and Youth Groups. This important set of resources is designed to support teachers and anyone working with young people on oral history projects. Oral history is a living history of everyone’s unique life experiences, and so is...

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