Including archaeology in your curriculum may first appear daunting. However, Neil Bates explains that it is easier than you think. It engages pupils and helps them understand what the historical process actually is.
When planning a KS3 curriculum we really should look at the whole of the UK, rather than just English history. History teacher Emmy Quinn gives some ideas on how to rectify the problem of an English-focused history curriculum.
Lou Cash provides a compelling argument as to why it’s important to make the most of the historic environment. Lou offers loads of practical ideas to use on any visit, but focuses on one of the country’s most historic buildings.
Simon Beale explains how he formed his rationale for his history departmental vision. This provides you with stimulus to think about your own.
How Peter Frankopan’s The Silk Road inspired a new scheme of work for an Essex comprehensive. Director of Humanities Tom Pattison, discusses the whole process.
In this fascinating article, Elena Stevens explains how to plan a scheme of work on African History C1000 – 1900 using alternative sources. Elena explores a traditionally under taught curriculum area. She provides you with lots of food for thought.
Lindsay Bruce discusses the importance of raising literacy levels. She also offers you a whole host of ideas to improve your practice.
What is it like to start your teaching career at the same time as a global pandemic hits? James Beaver, reflects upon his first half term as a history NQT at Sackville School in East Grinstead.