SchoolsHistory.org.uk
 

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

 

 

Heritage Based Marketing


“The History walks are great. Lots of people are interested in them and even through just using word of mouth and results from the website we’re seeing lots of new customers. Once we launch a programme of walks we’re expecting to see lots of repeat customers.”

The Turkey Inn, Oakworth

40% of visitors to an area visit because of the history of the area.
Source: Heritage and the Tourism Industry. Visit Britain. 2010.


History sells. The heritage tourist industry alone is worth £5bn a year to this country. Add in the interest in popular History based documentaries and the rapid expansion of the Family History market and it is clear that Heritage can be used to target new markets and create repeat customers.

We can provide:

  • Heritage trails featuring your business prominently
  • History guides to your location and surrounding area
  • History talks about targeted subjects
  • Guidance on ephemera that is likely to create interest
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SchoolsHistory.org.uk highly recommends these sites:

gcsehistory.org.uk - new site aiming to provide an accessible narrative for GCSE History pupils.
Schoolhistory.co.uk - fantastic range of interactive games, revision materials and links.
ActiveHistory.co.uk - outstanding use of ICT to engage pupils.
Thinkinghistory.co.uk - a brilliant range of learning activities from Ian Dawson
JohnDClare.net - simply the best for Modern World GCSE students
History.org.uk - resources and CPD materials from the Historical Association.
Historyboxes.com - make your lessons 'real' with artefacts and living history provided by experts
Schoolshistory.com - same author as this site, just put together in a slightly different way!
Medicinethroughtime.co.uk - all new resources for teachers and pupils of the SHP Medicine course
Crimeandpunishmentthroughtime.co.uk - A new site providing resources for teachers and pupils of the Crime and Punishment unit
Wallarms.com 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