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Excellence in Humanities

Fox Primary School | Thursday 7th November 2019

** Important note ** If you book fewer than 7 days in advance of this course OR you do not receive the pre-course information a week in advance, please email to ensure you can access the pre-course material.

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Course Details

This session will provide teachers with an in-depth understanding of how to implement effective Humanities provision in their setting. The course aims to explore methods of planning strategically to design a curriculum that incorporates knowledge and skills, builds substantive concepts, advances vocabulary, inspires children and assures outstanding learning and progress. It will focus on developing subject knowledge and pedagogical practice through a host of engaging activities and resources that can be easily implemented in any classroom. Delegates will also have an opportunity to progress their leadership skills and consider the intent, impact and implementation of their school’s Humanities curriculum in reference to the new Ofsted school inspection handbook.

The course will include:

  • Unpicking the requirements of the History and Geography programmes of study for KS1 and KS2
  • Developing Humanities subject knowledge, pedagogical practice and leadership skills
  • Mapping of Humanities curriculum overviews, considering progression of knowledge, skills, substantive concepts and vocabulary
  • Exploring engaging teaching techniques, activities and resources that ensure deep and meaningful learning
  • Reviewing a range of assessment models
  • Considering effective leadership and monitoring processes and practice in line with the Ofsted school inspection handbook

What you can take home:

  • Planning, flipcharts and resources for two sample units of work
  • Lots of practical and engaging activity ideas and resources
  • Useful documents and current research
  • List of online resources and suggested enrichment opportunities