The National Curriculum for History from September 2014: the view from Ofsted

Maddison, Michael
March 2014
Teaching History;Spring2014, Issue 66, p5
The article discusses history teaching and curriculum planning in Great Britain, with a particular focus on Key Stages 1 and 2, or children aged 5 to 11. It introduces the revised British National Curriculum (NC) for history and discusses its compulsory and optional components as well as potential obstacles in its implementation. Details on students' historical knowledge and chronological understanding of history are also presented.


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