History untold: Diversifying the history curriculum in schools

From September 2022, Wales will be the first UK nation to make teaching of black, Asian and minority ethnic histories mandatory in the school curriculum. With growing calls for England to follow its lead, Hannah Fowler explores the current history curriculum and the importance of representation in the classroom. “If this

Liverpool student wows peers in public speaking competition

A Year 10 student from The Academy of St Francis of Assisi impressed audiences recently as she took part in The Historical Association’s ‘Great Debate’ competition.  The Great Debate is a public speaking competition where students have five minutes to present their speech arguing their answer to the question. This year’s

History in the making

The Life Sciences UTC is perhaps not the sort of school that you would think of when considering studying subjects like history. However, as it offers a full Key Stage 4 curriculum for students in Year 10 and 11, it has an amazing team of history staff who offer a

One day in history

Students from Alsop High School have recorded a special act of collective worship for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD 2022) which takes place on January 27 2022. The theme of HMD 2022 is One Day and the school have produced a short film, featuring the testimony of Auschwitz survivor, Mr Zigi Shipper,