Outstanding History: Historical Enquiry at KS1 & KS2

An Alliance Course
  • Tuesday 16 January
Session 1 of 2
  • Price may be subject to VAT / * 2nd and subsequent delegates reduced price
  • £120 Alliance member / £140 Non Alliance member


Wroxham Gardens, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire. EN6 3DJ
The Wroxham School

Who should attend?

Subject Leaders, TAs, Teachers

Led by

Education Consultant

Course information

This two-part* interactive course will help you develop your planning and practice for the History curriculum. It will support your understanding of subject concepts as a discipline and the development of outstanding practice within it.

Tuesday 16 January 2018 – Part 1: 9.30am to 3.30pm
Historical Enquiry at KS1 & KS2
Getting to grips with creating an outstanding History curriculum based on NC2014. Creating an historical enquiry (lesson sequence) as an example of high quality planning.

Thursday 25 January 2018 – Part 2: 9.30am to 3.30pm
Planning for progression and thinking about assessment in Primary History
The morning will focus on an overview of the History curriculum and teaching for KS1. The afternoon will focus on KS2 planning and effective approaches to assessment.

Course participants will:
Understand how History supports and contributes to the wider curriculum;
Find out about key resources and approaches for planning and teaching outstanding History;
Consider historical enquiry, planning for progression and effective approaches to assessment.

Andrew Wrenn is an Honorary Fellow and trustee of the Historical Association and former Humanities Advisor for Cambridgeshire LA. He is an assessor for the Historical Association Quality Mark scheme and has extensive experience as a trainer and writer, contributing to the journal Primary History and publications by Longman, Harper Collins, Cambridge and Oxford University Presses and the BBC.

These sessions are suitable for Teachers, TAs, Subject Leaders and for those who need refreshing on subject knowledge, current thinking and developments.

*It is advisable that participants book in for both sessions but can be booked separately.

Single Session (1x Day) : £120 members / £140 non-members
Both Sessions (2x Days) : £200 members / £240 non-members

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