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Virtual Q&A with Peter Brathwaite about his Black Portraiture project

Virtual Q&A with Peter Brathwaite about his Black Portraiture project     One of the real highlights of lockdown has been the amazing Black Portraiture project by Peter Brathwaite. With time on his hands, Peter joined in with the Getty Museum Challenge to recreate famous works of art – but he has taken it to another level! The images are funny, poignant, personal , celebra...

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Essay Competition – The Results

NEW UPDATE Schools History Project Essay Competition in association with Professor Peter Frankopan, No More Marking and Hodder Education       UPDATE 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. The comparative judgement sec...

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Virtual Summer Conference

Schools History Project Virtual Conference It is with great delight that the Schools History Project can announce its first national virtual conference. This conference will take place 10-12 July, 2020 via Microsoft Teams and will consist of: Two plenary sessions Nine workshops A Q&A with representatives from the exam boards A quiz All delegates will have the opportunity to ‘attend’...

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Learn About Comparative Judgement Marking

Schools History Project Essay Competition in association with Professor Peter Frankopan, No More Marking and Hodder Education Comparative Judgement Round       Comparative Judgement Marking We are delighted to offer teachers a chance to take part in an comparative judgement marking experience. We have been delighted by the popularity of the SHP Essay Competition with Peter Frankopan...

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Free Online CPD – Corinne Goullée on the Teaching Interpretations of the Slave Trade

The Schools History Project is delighted to present a free online CPD workshop on teaching interpretations of the Transatlantic slave trade by Corinne Goullée (@corinnegoullee}, Head of History at Cottenham Village College. “So, historians follow the crowd, Miss?”: Helping Year 9 get to grips with historiography This workshop will focus on how Corinne transformed an existing enquiry on...

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SHP ITT Corona CPD Challenges

For all teachers, their training year is hugely important – the training you get is often one of the biggest influences on your career, your outlook and you attitude as a teacher. So, if this is your training year and COVID-19 has interrupted some of those precious moments to learn, reflect, experiment and develop, why not have a look at SHP’s Corona CPD Challenges? This collection of ...

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Dig School

We are very proud to be supporting the brilliant Dig School, a project created by Carenza Lewis of the University of Lincoln which is also supported by the Council for British Archaeology, the Historical Association and Historic England. The project is designed to help teachers with students still in schools, as well as students being home-schooled at the moment to participate in meaningful, rigor...

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Schools History Project Essay Competition in association with Professor Peter Frankopan, No More Marking and Hodder Education

UPDATE Schools History Project Essay Competition in association with Professor Peter Frankopan, No More Marking and Hodder Education       UPDATE   *** In response to questions that have been asked about the scope of the question, the deadline, prizes, sixth-form eligibility, independent schools and home-schooled students, this post has been updated ***   These are strange...

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Conference materials: Jamie Byrom’s plenary

At this summer’s conference, Jamie Byrom spoke on the topic, ‘Floating their boat – helping low-attainers in history’. He drew on his considerable experience in the classroom and as History adviser in Devon to share strategies grouped into three categories – using enquiry questions, long-term planning and day-to-day planning. We’re delighted to be able to share his pr...

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Conference materials: Historian in the classroom – Yasmin Khan: the Raj at War

This workshop was based on a collaboration with the historian Yasmin Khan. The substantive focus was a comparative study of the British and Indian Home fronts during the second world war. However, we were also keen to give access to the ways historians construct their historical claims. The 12-minute film was made to allow Yasmin Khan to talk directly to students about her methods, her issues with...

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