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Historical knowledge of government ministers

I’m not sure how many of you witnessed the excrutiating performance of the HE minister David Lammy on Celebrity Mastermind recently. I tend not to watch, but guests staying over couldn’t wait to see my reaction when we looked at the episode on IPlayer later in the evening. As if it wasn’t bad enough that [...]

Primary history and the Rose review

Interim report of the Rose review

Having waited eagerly for Sir Jim Rose’s review’s I was left slightly disappointed with his findings. Obviously this is just an interim paper and much hard work still needs to be done. Even Jim himself confessed that more work had been put into some areas than others and that the curriculum section certainly needs far more intensive work before it is in a fit state for the final report in the late [...]