Teaching History in Primary Schools

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Pat Hoodless

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    Pat Hoodless was formerly Senior Lecturer in History and Education at the Institute of Education, Manchester Metropolitan University. She taught in primary schools in several LEAs across the country for 15 years and then taught curriculum history to trainee primary teachers. Her publications include History and English in the Primary School (Routledge Falmer), Teaching with Text: History (Scholastic), Teaching Humanities in Primary Schools (Learning Matters), and Ready Resources: History, and 100 History Lessons (Scholastic). She also contributes articles on teaching and learning in history to professional and research journals.

    Acknowledgements

    The author would like to thank Cathy Finney for her chapter on history in the Early Years Foundation Stage, Gail Fulbrook, Jane Bennet, Eleanor Losse and Gemma Rowe for their help in the selection of children's work from their schools, Amy Chapman, a student, for her contributions, and Malcolm Hoodless, who helped with proofreading, photography and citing references.

    I would like to thank especially all the children for their examples of work, and the teachers and schools which provided them: Frodsham CE Primary School, Cheshire; Hursthead Junior School, Stockport; and Manor House Primary School, Cheshire.

    Finally, the author and the publisher wish to thank the following for their permission to reproduce written material, illustrations and photographs: Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (Figure 3); Private Collection/The Bridgeman Art Library (Figure 11); Pictorial Charts Educational Trust (Figure 16); English Heritage/NMR (Figure 21); © Imperial War Museum (Figures 25 and 32); Birmingham Libraries & Archives (Figure 33).

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