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Primary History Schemes of Work: Choose the Right Scheme for You

Our understanding of the world and our place in it is largely shaped by history. We can look back and be inspired by past people’s innovation and tenacity and learn from their mistakes. As primary school teachers, it’s our responsibility to encourage a love of history in young minds and ensure it comes to life for them in the classroom. Teachers are already very short of time, so the best way to ensure your history lessons cover that national curriculum and inspire your pupils can be to use a primary history scheme of work.

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Teaching Primary History

How to: Teach the Primary History Curriculum (KS1 & KS2)

Designed to teach empathy, provide perspective, and to learn from the successes and failures of others, the KS1 and KS2 history curriculum is important for a child's learning development. History is a subject that is critical to our society, yet many think they don’t enjoy it due to how they were taught at school.

Be the change that inspires the next generation to fall in love with the past, and that starts with understanding the KS1 and KS2 history curriculum. Get your class excited and engaged to learn with our selection of high-quality resources. Within this guide we’ll run through some of our top tips and activities to make you confident for your next history lesson.

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