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Is GCSE history still as hard as ever? What 2009 results tell us

Is GCSE history still as hard as ever? What 2009 results tell us

In advance of publication of the Subject Performance Indicator for GCSE history ( the residuals comparing students’ performance in history with their other subjects, I wonder how [...]

New diplomas for Humanities and Social Sciences 14-19

Writing about web pageThe Lines of Learning for the new Humanities and Social Sciences Diploma have now been published. They build upon detailed research and consultation with schools, FE, HE and employers.Comments from HE on the Humanties and Social Sciences diploma have been more positive than on many others but , as always the [...]

2009 GCSE history results

The GCSE History results released yesterady show that History remains one of the most popular subjects behind English, Maths, Science and Design & Technology.

Teaching KS3 history thematically

For those of you considering ways of extending your thematic teaching of KS3 history, you  might like to consider a few approaches that will soon be added to www.keystagehistory.co.uk Power of the People provides an excellent example. Using a series of ‘ case studies’ taken from different periods in the [...]