Help with the 11th November centenary and beyond

Thanks to the IWM's 1914-1918 Centenary Programme team for this blog which points teachers in the direction of resources and activities to help students commemorate the centenary of the 11th November armistice and more... Since 2014, Imperial War Museums (IWM) has led the First World War Centenary Partnership, a network of local, regional, national and... Continue Reading →

Black Tudors – part 1

On the 29th September a group of us met to discuss ways in which we might develop Miranda Kaufmann’s book Black Tudors for classroom use. We are really keen to share this work with everyone to help provide useful resources. BLACK TUDORS tells the stories of ten Africans. The book traces their paths through the Tudor... Continue Reading →

One thing from conference…!

The Secondary strand HA Conference 2018 resources are now online on the HA site. What a weekend of historical riches that was! As we read these, members of the Secondary Committee were revisiting that wonderful few days in Stratford-upon-Avon in the spring. But what has stayed with us? Well, it has to be said that the first... Continue Reading →

Teaching Medieval History? – websites!

There's no substitute for reading Exploring and Teaching Medieval History – an introduction by Ian Dawson of course. However, knowing how we all need things easily to hand, Henry Walton (@HenryWalton5), Head of Humanities @manorceacademy, has extracted some of the websites and texts it mentions and added others into one handy list. He's kindly shared it with us...... Continue Reading →

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