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, 9th November 2022
Embedding Local History
Gertie Whitfield has been working with Ismail Dale from Historic England to develop classroom resources focussing on Chartism in Leicester. She will introduce these and share how they can be used to provide a powerful element of local history within our curricula, as well as taking feedback from the Network Members.
Tuesday, 31st January 2023
'Industrial revolution or evolution? Just how dramatic were the Great Changes, and how can we make them interesting at KS3 in a post-industrial society?'
Alf Wilkinson will address this question, providing a fresh perspective on teaching the industrial revolution at KS3. Alf brings a wealth of experience, having been a Head of History, Head of CPD for the Historical Association, authored numerous text books and advised on National Curriculum changes and edited Primary History Magazine.
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
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)