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Handling History

How to get a grip on the demands of teaching history and encourage children to take a hands on approach!

Course Details

Discover what makes quality teaching of history by exploring how to ensure coverage of the National Curriculum through creative methods which will engage children and can be adopted and adapted for different age groups or themes. We will look at how to develop the skills of young historians with novel ways to develop perceptive, historically valid questions, careful observation and critical judgement of evidence and the development of perceptions of the past.

The course will: ? Inspire you to apply an engaging, interactive approach to the teaching of history through the use of artefacts, pictures and other historical sources.
Unpick the National Curriculum, to fully understand how to ensure coverage of the aims with progression and challenge for all, with an effective assessment suggestion.
Present practical ways to encourage a hands on approach and ways to put the story back into history.
Provide the opportunity to explore some fantastic free resources to bring history alive and a wide range of books and artefacts which you can try before you buy!..
Course Date Fri 05 May
Duration 10:00 - 15:30
Location Wakefield
Venue Address YPO, 41 Industrial Park, Wakefield, WF2 0XE
Target Audience Teachers in Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 or primary school history subject leaders. It would be equally suitable for NQT or RQT.
Lunch 12:30 - 13:15
Price £129
Voucher Value £100

Course Tutor

Chris is a experienced teacher, consultant and Cheshire’s history, geography and creative cross- curricular advisor. She supports schools (and museums) to deliver a creative approach to the National Curriculum with popular 1-1 teaching planning sessions. Chris also presents practical INSET and staff meetings, demonstrating how to make geography and history engaging by experiencing geography through the soles of your feet and hands on history!