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If you’re finding it difficult to teach students in any Key Stage what an argued piece of writing that offers a substantiated judgement looks like, you need to meet someone. She’s called the Old Lady in the Post Office and nothing I’ve tried has been more effective in helping students understand what a line of … Continue reading The Old Lady in the Post Office – how to teach writing a strong line of argument to any key stage
This is a developing project. Madeleine Blaess was born in France, but grew up in Acomb and went to the Bar Convent School (now All Saints). She was trapped in Paris during the Nazi occupation and wrote a diary recording everyday life under occupation. She managed not to be interned, by pretending to be French. … Continue reading Madeleine Blaess’ diary: York woman in Nazi occupied Paris
Now there’s a big question for a Friday afternoon! Attached here are a couple of resources that you can use to help students decide. Hugh, who developed these, recommends a dramatic intro for each scenario: Was it when he was out of breath on the top of Senlac Hill? Was it as he sat smugly … Continue reading When did William conquer England?
This week we have launched YHEP: the Yorkshire History Education Partnership It is intended to be a site for drawing together, celebrating and promoting history subject-specific ITT and CPD. YorkClio is, of course, a fantastic example of Yorkshire based partnership in action. You can follow on Twitter @YHEPnews and a Facebook group is arriving next week. … Continue reading YHEP is launched!