CPD, Inset and Consultancy for History Teachers and the Heritage Sector

SchoolsHistory has 15 years experience of providing CPD to teachers. Ranging from one to one sessions with NQT's to providing course content for MA courses, we have catered for the training needs of History teachers at all stages of their careers. As experienced teachers we are fully aware of the need to provide guidance that can be transferred straight into your classroom. CPD sessions are practical in nature - we don't do lectures!

 History Teachers' CPD

Cross Curricular ICT Training

Learning Outside the Classroom

Humanities / EBacc Curriculum Consultancy

Heritage Consultancy



SchoolsHistory has provided CPD for the Schools History Project, Becta, The Historical Association and in numerous schools.

"I can confidently recommend Dan as a committed and passionate advocate of technology, a creative user of technology who is committed to rigour as well as enjoyment, and as an inspirational trainer and leader who understands teachers and commands their respect."

Ben Walsh. Deputy President, The Historical Association.

CPD Sessions currently available:

- Preparing for Ofsted
- Active Learning
- PLTS in the History curriculum
- Assessment for Learning
- Using ICT to engage learners
- Incorporating Local History into Key Stage 3
- Raising attainment at GCSE
- Raising levels of Literacy via the History curriculum
- Teaching Medicine through time
- Bespoke training, based on the needs of your department

About our CPD products

Having served on the Historical Association's Education Committee for a decade and worked in schools up and down the country; our lead CPD provider, Dan, has seen hundreds of examples of excellent practice over the years. These experiences and his own ideas are utilised in workshops designed to maximise the impact on learning and teaching within your History Department.

Key features of our CPD bookings:

- Based on your schools individual needs
- Hands on - we don't do lecturing!
- Well prepared. We plan CPD based on pre-CPD visits and discussions with key staff
- Flexible. We can do full days, half days, Directed Time slots or twilight sessions
- Follow up conversations and email exchange are encouraged to ensure ongoing impact
- Resources provided for use in your lessons

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 highly recommends these sites: - new site aiming to provide an accessible narrative for GCSE History pupils. - fantastic range of interactive games, revision materials and links. - outstanding use of ICT to engage pupils. - a brilliant range of learning activities from Ian Dawson - simply the best for Modern World GCSE students - resources and CPD materials from the Historical Association. - make your lessons 'real' with artefacts and living history provided by experts - same author as this site, just put together in a slightly different way! - all new resources for teachers and pupils of the SHP Medicine course - A new site providing resources for teachers and pupils of the Crime and Punishment unit Militaria - a range of interesting pieces of militaria is available via tihs site
The Turkey Inn, Goose Eye, Oakworth - great historical public house with loads of great beer and a lovely atmosphere