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Resources from vSHP 2020

Access materials from our 2020 Virtual Summer Conference The recordings and necessary resources for the 2020 vSHP can be found below. You will need the passwords you were sent during the conference in order to access the materials. Plenary 1From principles to practice: reinvigorating your curriculum using SHP principles.Sally Burnham & Sally Thorne Workshop A1The what, why and how of broadenin...

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SHP New History Teachers’ Conference

January 30th 2021 Booking now open! We are delighted to launch a brand new conference from the Schools History Project. This one is aimed specifically at those of you who are new to the history teaching profession and we’re really looking forward to working with you. Being a new teacher is tough. There are so many challenges: planning, teaching, marking… There are so many things to balance: ...

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#SHP Understanding: The English in the Americas

Please note the slight change to the start time which is now 18:00. Following on from the hugely popular #SHPUnderstanding session on the American West earlier this year, the Schools History Project is delighted to offer a new #SHPUnderstanding session, entitled the English in the Americas: Complexities, Legacies and Approaches to the ‘Early’ Empire.  SIGN UP 2019 marked the 400th Anniversary...

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Happy new (school) year from SHP

Dear all, I hope that you are all well and coping with, what must be, the strangest term in all of our careers. While the priority has to be staying safe and getting through, there are still many exciting things happening at the Schools History Project which I would like to you aware of. SHP Planning Groups The Schools History Project has always been a curriculum project which has sought to have r...

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Introducing SHP Planning Groups

We’re incredibly proud to be launching a new initiative for the next academic year, designed to support teachers in curriculum planning and subject knowledge around key topics in the history curriculum. What are SHP Planning Groups? SHP Planning Groups are groups of teachers who will work together through a six-month project to learn from each other, experienced teachers and historical exper...

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Statement from Professor Stuart Foster from the Centre for Holocaust Education

This statement below, praising Dale Banham and Ian Luff’s SHP History Year 9, the approach they took to writing the book and the material it contains on the Holocaust was issued by Professor Stuart Foster, Executive Director of the Centre for Holocaust Education at UCL. You may be aware of a recent online CPD from the University College London (UCL) Centre of Holocaust Education which focuse...

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Essay Competition – The Results

THE RESULTS Schools History Project Essay Competition in association with Professor Peter Frankopan, No More Marking and Hodder Education THE RESULTS Thank you very much to the over-160 schools that have participated in the SHP essay competition in association with Prof Peter Frankopan and No More Marking supported by Hodder Education and History Today. Congratulations to all who took part, the st...

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