Teaching Inclusion for keystage 1 history

In addition to advice on: being healthy, staying safe, enjoying and achieving, making a positive contribution etc, this site focuses on five others areas that have the previous government’s ECM’s agenda, if not its headings, at heart.

You will find lots of advice on inclusion, especially with regard to helping pupils who have very poor literacy skills. An allied section on providing for children for whom English is an Additional Language (EAL) raises many similar issues and offers a few golden rules to follow in history.

History for pupils with EAL in Key Stages 1 and 2

Most of you will be well-versed in strategies for helping children with EAL access other subjects in the curriculum and will not need detailed guidance on general issues. To help contextualise the support for history some of these ideas are simply summarised  with history examples. ...
Read more

S.E.N. in history at Key Stage 1 and 2

By inclusion we mean three things here: setting suitable learning challenges, responding to pupils' diverse needs, and overcoming potential barriers to learning and assessment for individuals and groups.  Below are featured a range of ideas for differentiation that you might like to try.  Later additions...
Read more

Inclusion at Key Stage 1

In addition to advice on: being healthy, staying safe, enjoying and achieving, making a positive contribution etc, this site focuses on five others areas that have the ECM's agenda, if not its headings, at heart. You will find lots of advice on inclusion, especially with regard to...
Read more

Personalised learning in history at KS 1

This is certainly one of the key areas to be focusing on in the next few years and lies at the heart of the government's Every Child Matters agenda.   Although the content here is quite modest, it will soon grow very quickly as case study...
Read more

Gender issues in history at Key Stage 1

It is tempting when thinking about boys' achievement to focus on teaching and learning, but there is a stage before that to consider. When we have so much choice at KS1 it is worth pondering on which topics, which famous people and which famous events,...
Read more

Gifted and Talented in history at KS1

Much has been written in general terms about identifying and then catering for able pupils in history.  OFSTED and others have criticized schools for not moving beyond identification and general provision to looking at what happens in 'subjects' within then curriculum.  Clearly they do not...
Read more

Motivating pupils in history at Key Stage 1

The essence of what appeals to pupils can often be summed up by the words, People, Puzzle and Point.  Children engage best if there is human interest .  They like to feel that history is a bit of a mystery, so a puzzling starter is...
Read more
Simple Share Buttons