Monthly Archives: March 2013

“Wait a minute are you telling me I don’t have to do this Home Learning, my Mum does it?”

The question above is what one of my Year 8s asked this term when I set their parents a Home Learning. The full story begins a few weeks before this though. This year I am trying to increase the amount … Continue reading

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TeachMeet History South West – May 16th

On Thursday 16th May I am organising TeachMeet History South West. We’ve got lots of great speakers lined up and a keynote from Chris Culpin. This event is genuinely not to be missed. If you’ve not signed up yet do … Continue reading

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“Now that’s a cracking source!”

The favourite part of my job is planning lessons and the bit of this that I like the most is finding a really good historical source. A good source should be engaging and get you thinking. It should be detailed … Continue reading

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