Even though we are only a month into term, OFSTED has been busy publishing its reports from the second week of September. I thought you might like a flavour of the sorts of comments they make report Even on a very brief inspection and equally brief report, history can still feature prominently. Here is an example from a Lancashire primary school:
The history curriculum has been designed to interest and motivate pupils. Pupils particularly love the occasions where they take part in special subject days and weeks where they dress up and experience life in, for example, the time of the
Romans or the Stone Age. The history curriculum has strong links with the local area and visitors are invited in to school to talk to the pupils about their memories.
There are also several references to links between foundation subjects and sequencing of content within so that pupils remember more.