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  • Caesar lands

      Lesson Plan
    Please note: this lesson was produced as part of the Nuffield Primary History project (1991-2009) and pre-dates the 2014 National Curriculum. It is part of a full sequence of lessons available here. The class had a clear objective - an understanding of Julius Caesar's landing in Britain, using Caesar's own account in translation...
    Caesar lands
  • Planning with literacy

      Primary History article
    Please note: this article pre-dates the 2014 National Curriculum and some content may be outdated. History is a subject which of necessity makes extensive use of language in all its forms and so the links with literacy are many. Cooper (2000), Bage (1999), Hoodless (1998) and Nichol, in the Nuffield History...
    Planning with literacy
  • Reading into writing

      Primary History article
    Introduction: Interactive Whole Class - Teaching, Textbreaker & EXIT Demonstration and modelling relies upon pupils being able to read the text that is being modelled, including the most demanding document. Accordingly the Nuffield  Primary History Project developed a whole class interactive teaching strategy to support pupil reading of difficult and...
    Reading into writing
  • Celtic Britain: the land the Romans conquered

      Lesson Plan
    Please note: this lesson was produced as part of the Nuffield Primary History project (1991-2009) and pre-dates the 2014 National Curriculum. It is part of a full sequence of lessons available here. Literacy was addressed throughout these lessons: introducing the text and the materials about the island, then working on the production...
    Celtic Britain: the land the Romans conquered
  • The Leeds Community History Project

      Primary History article
    Please note: this article pre-dates the 2014 National Curriculum and some content may be outdated. The Nuffield Foundation-funded Leeds Community History Project brought together schools and older community members in the creation of community archives. It focused on articulating, valuing and recording the older generation's memories and knowledge. Its overarching...
    The Leeds Community History Project
  • The Roman army: Spy!

      Lesson Plan
    Please note: this lesson was produced as part of the Nuffield Primary History project (1991-2009) and pre-dates the 2014 National Curriculum. It is part of a full sequence of lessons available here. The year 5/6 class visited Julius Caesar's camp before he invaded Britain in 55 BC. I wanted the children to get...
    The Roman army: Spy!
  • Gordon & Woburn Squares

      Lesson Resources
    This material is to help primary schools to use Gordon and Woburn Squares in central London. On the right is a link to material for urban schools everywhere. Download Gordon & Woburn Squares materialWe've put here those documents for which we have permission for website use. (These resources are attached...
    Gordon & Woburn Squares
  • Action Research

      Principles
    The Nuffield Primary History Project's development work in schools has taken the form of action research. Action research is a way of improving your teaching.Action research involves repeated cycles taking the form:Identify improvement needed Analyse the issues Form teaching plan, drawing on your knowledge and experience, and on others' ideas...
    Action Research
  • Visual image exemplar: Using pictures of Sutton Hoo objects

      Exemplar
    Please note: this lesson was produced as part of the Nuffield Primary History project (1991-2009) and pre-dates the 2014 National Curriculum. The Sutton Hoo ship burial contained a king's ransom in gold and jewellery. Indeed, it contained the worldly and spiritual goods needed for the king's voyage into the next world. But...
    Visual image exemplar: Using pictures of Sutton Hoo objects
  • Mystery Suitcase

      Lesson Plan exemplar
    Please note: this lesson was produced as part of the Nuffield Primary History project (1991-2009) and pre-dates the 2014 National Curriculum. This resource is free to everyone. For access to hundreds of other high-quality resources by primary history experts along with free or discounted CPD and membership of a thriving...
    Mystery Suitcase
  • Romans, Anglo-Saxons, and Vikings Lessons

      Lesson Plans
    Please note: these lessons were produced as part of the Nuffield Primary History project (1991-2009) and pre-date the 2014 National Curriculum. This resource is free to everyone. For access to hundreds of other high-quality resources by primary history experts along with free or discounted CPD and membership of a thriving community of teachers...
    Romans, Anglo-Saxons, and Vikings Lessons
  • Case Study: Pictorial Recording

      Primary History article
    Please note: this article pre-dates the 2014 National Curriculum and some content and links may be outdated. The innovative use of visual images as communication mode and stimulus to writing is provided by Jan, a teacher on one of the Nuffield courses. Children, and adults, have trouble in making effective...
    Case Study: Pictorial Recording
  • Who wants to fight? Who wants to flee? Teaching history from a 'thinking skills' perspective

      Article
    Whatever shape the National Curriculum of the 21st century takes, history will have to show its relevance to major curricular areas and themes such as literacy, citizenship education and thinking skills. This ought to be easy: the critical, informed decision-making required by the modern citizen is practised in virtually every...
    Who wants to fight? Who wants to flee? Teaching history from a 'thinking skills' perspective
  • Primary History 20

      Journal
    4 PRIMARY UPDATE - TIM LOMAS 7 A VIKING NETWORK PROJECT - KIRKGATE, LEEDS - BARRIE MARKHAM RHODES 8 HAS THE PAST A FUTURE AT KEY STAGE 2? KEITH DICKSON 10 PYTHAGORAS AND NUMBER - COLIN MILLER 11 BRINGING LITERACY AND HISTORY CLOSER TOGETHER - DAVID WRAY AND MAUREEN LEWIS...
    Primary History 20
  • Case study: The body in the bog - Red Christian goes missing

      Article
    Please note: this article pre-dates the current National Curriculum and some content and references are outdated. Bog Body mysteries have played a central, seminal role in History Education in Britain since the 1970s. The investigation of the Tollund Man Mystery was the original, introductory investigation for pupils that the Schools Council [aka Schools]...
    Case study: The body in the bog - Red Christian goes missing
  • Reading Sources Using Textbreaker

      Primary History article
    Please note: this article pre-dates the 2014 National Curriculum and some content may be outdated. Pages 8-9 detail how functional literacy's concept of genre resulted in the creation of Textbreaker to empower pupils to ‘read' all historical sources, but especially those previously thought too hard for them to tackle. Below is...
    Reading Sources Using Textbreaker
  • The history teacher's craft: Doing local History through the eyes of W. G. Hoskins

      Article
    Please note: this article pre-dates the 2014 National Curriculum and some content may be outdated. Editorial comment: When teaching local history we all have an idea of what it is: both as a body of knowledge - information, dates, facts and substantive concepts - and as what that knowledge is based...
    The history teacher's craft: Doing local History through the eyes of W. G. Hoskins
  • Teaching History 87

      Journal
    4 Editorial 5 News 6 Reading the Bickersteth Diaries John Bickersteth 8 History at Home Rob David 14 Nuffield Primary Project (Part I) John Fines 21 Our History or Your History? (Part 2) Gillian Wilson 24 Key Stage 2 Multi Cultural Issues (Part I) Marika Sherwood 27 Primary School Liaison:...
    Teaching History 87
  • Vikings settle down

      Lesson Plan (KS2)
    Please note: this lesson was produced as part of the Nuffield Primary History project (1991-2009) and pre-dates the 2014 National Curriculum. It is part of a full sequence of lessons available here. This resource is free to everyone. For access to hundreds of other high-quality resources by primary history experts...
    Vikings settle down
  • Approaches to the History Curriculum: Project based learning

      Briefing Pack
    Rationale/Origins Project based learning has been around for decades; it is not a new idea. When we think back to the curriculum of the 1970s and early 80s, integrated Humanities was once again all the rage. As the Nuffield review of 2008 highlights "between 1975 and 1983, HMI tried to...
    Approaches to the History Curriculum: Project based learning
  • Primary History 54: 'Doing History' with artefacts and objects

      The primary education journal of the Historical Association
    09 Think Bubble: Arte facts - Get my Meaning? - Peter Vass (Read article) 10 A History of the World: 100 Objects That Tell A Story - The British Museum and the BBC (Read article) 12 Throw Away the Old Worksheets! - Jane Shuter (Read article) 14 Extending Primary Children's...
    Primary History 54: 'Doing History' with artefacts and objects
  • The International Journal Volume 2 Number 2

      Journal
    International Journal of Historical Learning, Teaching and Research Volume 2, Number 2 July 2002 Letting the Past Speak Contributor John Fines (1938-1999) An obituary by Jon Nichol 3 Introduction 5 1 History In Schools 1. What is History for in Schools? 6 2. The Respect that is Owed to the...
    The International Journal Volume 2 Number 2
  • Primary History 52: Education and the Environment

      The primary education journal of the Historical Association
    03 Editorial 04 In my view: Education and the built environment – Dominic Balmforth 06 In my view: Primary history and Engaging Places – Rochelle Whitty 08 In my view: Engaging Pupils: An A Level student describes her experience of collaborative working with Key Stage 2 – Bernice Waghorn 09...
    Primary History 52: Education and the Environment
  • Writing: demonstration and modelling

      Primary History article
    Pupils' historical writing can take thousands of different forms, for example, an advert, comic, magazine article, love letter, short story, exam essay, poster or account of a castle visit. For pupils to compose in any genre they must understand and assimilate the genre's skeletal framework, its mode, tenor, field - pp....
    Writing: demonstration and modelling
  • Poetic writing

      Primary History article
    Poetry is a major area for pupils creative and imaginative historical writing. Pupils writing historical poetry can draw upon a wide range of poetic modes, for example haikus, sonnets, blank verse. Poetry is an excellent vehicle for public presentation, with pupils reading their composition to their class members. To use...
    Poetic writing