Just being uploaded is short diagnostic set of questions (and answers!) to get a feel for how well pupils have grasped the key ideas and modern scholarship on this topic....Read more
KS3 history curriculum
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...Read more
The ASCL has just released a detailed 22 page document offering guidance on the crucial area of progression. This is required reading.In my experience there is a very close correlation between outstanding history teachers and a really good understanding of progression in history.
I was interested in Nick Gibb's view of English teaching which he reported in today's speech, and wondered whether it applied equally to history at KS3Read more
I do question why, when I am on school visits, I see teachers in the first 3 years of secondary...