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Leicester History Network

Tuesday, 31 January '23   4:15pm – 5:45pm GMT
Rushey Mead Academy, Melton Road, Leicester, LE4 7AN


The Leicester History Network is a friendly, experienced and passionate group of History teachers and Subject Leads from across the City and County, committed to working together and sharing ideas and good practice for the benefit of all students in the region. They meet regularly to share resources, debate, challenge and collaborate.

Wednesday, 22nd March 2023
Embedding Local History
Jim Butler (Former teacher who has developed educational resources and programmes for museums across the country) has been working with Ismail Dale from Historic England to develop classroom resources focussing on the Reformation and Counter Reformation in Leicestershire. He will introduce these and share how they can be used to provide a powerful element of local history within our curricula.

Wednesday, 3rd May 2023
Ashley Bartlett—History Network Co-ordinator / Curriculum Leader / Year 2 ECF Lead / SLE and Lead Subject Tutor for the Leicestershire Secondary SCITT
Ashley will be sharing strategies for meaningful assessment of progress at KS3, pitfalls to avoid and how to ensure data is robust whilst workload remains manageable.

Wednesday, 21st June 2023
Getting Ready to Teach Migration (KS4)
Katie Hall and Mark Anstee  from Pearson Edexcel
Experienced History Teacher, Trainer and Pearson Edexcel History Advisor, Katie Hall will:
• Cover the benefits and opportunities of choosing this new Paper 1 option
• Explain the structure and content of the new Migrants in Britain thematic study and Notting Hill historic environment
• Show how to plan for teaching the new option
• Explore possible teaching and delivery strategies.



Leicester History Network Meeting - Funded place for City Schools

Fully funded places available to Leicester City schools.

Fully Funded Place, approved by the Leicestershire Secondary SCITT

Please note that this option should only be selected if you have been invited to attend by the SCITT, either as a trainee or teacher educator.

Leicester History Network

(Schools outside of Leicester City)


Rushey Mead Academy
Melton Road

Disabled parking spaces are available very close to the building, and there is lift access straight into the Teaching School Hub conference facilities (on the first floor).


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