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New structure for A and AS level history

So out with modules, which we already knew, and out with AS being used towards an A level qualification. How will this work in relation to universities taking account of AS results when making offers? Now that AS is to be a stand alone, what bearing will this have on student choice?
Gove went onto [...]

Gove's plans for new KS3 history

Amidst the brouhaha that accompanied leaks of Gove’s eagerly anticipated-for which read ‘dreaded’-announcement of the new draft plan for the National Curriculum history came some ill-informed debate on whether Mary Seacole should be included. She appeared in the list of possible famous people to be studied by KS1. A large number of schools have never [...]

The future of the past in primary schools

We wait with bated breath the discussion document for the new primary curriculum for history. Having seen the lists of content outlined by Gove we can be forgiven for being pessimistic that the gains of the last 25 years will be lost. Perhaps there is just a glimmer of hope.If you read the draft programmes [...]