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    Sign up to the Secondary History Challenge Group 2023-24 (Webinar) – 14 May and 20 June 2024

    by Hannah Richardson -

    This course is designed to develop and support teachers in addressing a current challenge for history leaders and teachers.

    The course sessions provide current research and examples of practice along with the guidance and support of Sarah Herrity, HIAS Secondary History Adviser and Tamsin Leyman, History Leader of Wildern History SCITT and HA Fellow to impact your planning and practice.

    This year focuses on teaching how historians work across the curriculum to build pupil’s knowledge of how particular historians work with particular sources to establish claims. The course will also address the weakness in history teaching highlighted in the 2023 Ofsted history subject report.

    Search and book on the Learning Zone using keyword search: History Challenge 2023

    Price: Sub £205 / SLA £155 / Full £246 


    Don’t forget to book for History Subject knowledge enhancement for non-specialists 2024 (Key Stage 3 focus)

    by Hannah Richardson -

    Recruitment of high quality teaching staff presents a significant challenge for schools in Hampshire, as it does nationally. Our new subject knowledge enhancement course is for non-specialists, across all core and EBacc subjects, as well as RE.  

    This training will: 

    • Support those recently in post, as well as provide preparation support for those who may be taking up a new post in September 2024. 
    • Equip teachers with the knowledge and skills required to effectively deliver high quality lessons in the chosen subject. 
    • Focus on Key Stage 3 teaching principally, whilst offering the requisite level of skill and knowledge to facilitate further development towards the teaching of Key Stage 4 over time. 

    Participants will need some prior knowledge of the chosen subject. 


    Session 1 – 23 April 2024
    Session 2 – 21 May 2024
    Session 3 – 3 July 2024
    Session 4 – 12 September 2024
    Session 5 – 15 October 2024
    Session 6 – 21 January 2025

    Search and book on the Learning Zone using keyword search: non-specialists

    Price: Sub £780 / SLA £730 / Full £936  

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    Leading History Successfully at KS1 and KS2 24-25 – 6 November or 12 November 2024

    by Hannah Richardson -

    This course is designed for new primary history subject leaders and also for established subject leaders who would value updating their planning and teaching of history with regard to best practice and National Curriculum requirements for history.

    This course will prepare you to:

    • Lead and manage history confidently across your school.
    • Ensure that you are prepared for the key challenges of the Ofsted framework.
    • Develop your history curriculum with clear ‘intention’ that promotes progression, ensuring ‘impact’ and prepares children for the next phase of their education.
    • Ensure you know what good practice looks like in history teaching.
    • Explain to your colleagues how to ‘implement’ the history curriculum through the six-step approach to historical enquiry.
    • Develop innovative and thoughtful strategies for assessment.

    Search and book on the Learning Zone using keyword search: Leading History Successfully

    Price: Sub £215 / SLA £85 / Full £258

    Have you booked yet for our Hampshire and Wessex Primary History Conference 2024? – 6 June 2024

    by Hannah Richardson -

    This one-day conference is for all primary history subject leaders
    Attending this conference will assist subject leaders stay up to date with their role and responsibilities and grow in their capacity to lead and manage history well in their schools.

    Teachers will:

    • Gain confidence to lead and manage primary history. 
    • Grow in their expertise to inspire colleagues to teach high quality history in their schools. 
    • Get up to date with Ofsted expectations for primary history. 
    • Be better able to select literature to support teaching of history. 

    Search and book on the Learning Zone using keyword search: History Conference

    Price: Sub £210 / SLA £75 / Full £252

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    Sign up to our Secondary History Leadership Conference 2024 – 28 June 2024

    by Hannah Richardson -

    This conference brings together the best of national and local research and practice to provide invaluable professional development for history leaders, history teachers and SLT history line managers. Hear from national and local speakers.  

    This year we are excited that our Keynote speaker is Hannah Cusworth, an educational consultant who specialises in Black British histories. Formerly a school teacher, she is currently completing a PhD with English Heritage looking at race and the 18th Century Atlantic world and is part of the DfE model history curriculum expert panel. She is a well-known inspirational speaker at HA events. 

    Search and book on the Learning Zone using keyword search: Secondary History Conference

    Price: Sub £320 / SLA £150 / Full £384 


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