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Continuing our 40-year tradition of supporting teachers and working to improve history teaching, we hope this website provokes thought, inspiration and enthusiasm for the teaching of history.
Michael Riley, SHP Director.
New out this month is this textbook by Chris Culpin, History all-rounder and SHP honorary fellow. This book is now available to purchase from our publishing partners, Hodder. Chris has written about his fascination with the Vikings on the Hodder Hist... Read More »
In this final post in our series on using sources in the classroom, Rich Kennett, Head of Humanities at Redland Green School, Bristol, writes on the topic of strong arming your students into using knowledge in their answers to source questions. At my... Read More »
Sally Thorne, Head of History at Colston’s Girls’ School in Bristol, shares her simple idea for demonstrating the importance of contextual knowledge when assessing a source. My focus for the year was thinking about how to assist students ... Read More »