Sign In

Remember Me

News

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’...

Read More »

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...

Read More »

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...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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...

Read More »

SHP eNews April 2018

Welcome to the SHP April e-news. I hope you managed to re-charge your batteries over the Easter break. Secondary history teachers have worked their socks off over the last two years, planning and teaching their new GCSE courses. It’s been a massive achievement and you should feel proud! Whichever specification you teach, SHP wishes you and your students all the best in the lead up to the first exa...

Read More »

SHP e-news February 2018

We’re all set for our 30th annual conference at Leeds Trinity University in July. Every year since 1988, the SHP Conference has gathered together the most inspiring history educators to share thinking and practice. At this year’s conference there will be a strong emphasis on ensuring that all your GCSE students enjoy studying history and achieve the grades they deserve. There will also be lots of ...

Read More »

SHP e-news Winter 2017

In a recent speech, HM Chief Inspector, Amanda Spielman, gave some welcome rays of hope for the future of school education. She argued that ‘a deep and genuine fascination with subjects’ is what motivates teachers and spoke of the need for school leaders to engage in ‘deep curriculum thinking’. The Chief Inspector also recognised the need for subject teachers to share their professional knowledge:...

Read More »

Northern History Forum: Untold Stories

Following on from the success of the previous Northern History Forum events, we are delighted to send you details of our next evening. This will take place at Leeds Trinity University on Wednesday 16 November and the theme will be Untold Stories. We’ve all heard that common lament that history is about dead white ruling men; but what of the untold stories that make up the rich fabric of history? T...

Read More »

SHP e-news Autumn 2016

I hope you’ve had a good start to the new academic year. I know that many of you are looking forward to teaching new topics at GCSE, but it’s bound to be a demanding year as you plan and teach new courses. SHP will be busy providing support by completing the remaining resources for the OCR B (SHP) specification. In addition, through our conferences and website, we’ll be supporting the range of new...

Read More »