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10 most significant battles of World War One

Staff from the Imperial War Museums have just published their list of the 10 most significant battles of the First World War. Why not try to predict them in your department and then discuss what we really mean by SIGNIFICANT. Should help you grasp pupils'...
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New Norman source on Battle of Hastings

The Norman Conquest of England was a widely reported event, but one source that has received little attention from historians is Estoire des Engleis - History of the English - by Geoffrey Gaimar. This may well be because it was in the form of a...
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10 top ways to improve learning in history and GCSE results

10 top ways of raising standards in GCSE history 1. Focus each lesson/series of lessons around an enquiry question(s) showing how this relates to GCSE style questions that have occurred or might appear on the paper 2. Motivate students of all abilities with varied and interesting activities,...
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