Primary Membership

Individual Primary Membership
from £37.50 per year
We recognise that for primary teachers, teaching history is not the only challenge you face. We can help you get the most out of primary history whether you are a subject leader or working across the curriculum. Individual (or personal) primary membership is designed for one member of staff and starts from £37.50 at concessionary rate, or £45.00 at standard rate. Members enjoy:

Primary History magazineA subscription to Primary History
Primary History magazine is published termly and provides invaluable advice, resources and support for planning and delivery at EYFS, Key Stage and Key Stage 2. Every issue is packed full of ideas and subject knowledge support.

Access to schemes of work
Membership includes access to over 30 expert-produced schemes of work covering all curriculum units.

Access to digital teaching resources
From guidance on assessment and progression, an archive of articles from Primary History, to resources for teaching causation, significance, change and continuity, chronological understanding, plus much more. Why not view some of our sample resources? Please note that our subject leader' guides are only available to corporate primary members. 

Affordable professional development
Enjoy free or heavily discounted access to high quality CPD including regional history forums, specialist conferences, online webinars and the HA annual conference. Attendance can save you the cost of your membership.

Subject knowledge resources
Over library over over 350 history podcasts are designed to improve your subject knowledge, from ancient to modern history, through the voices of expert historians. Alonside free access to talks at your local HA branch, you can harness resources to develop your knowledge and deliver a robust, cohesive and inclusive curriculum.

Tailored support for career progression
From access to CPD to the HA Chartered Teacher designation, membership forges a development path from initial teacher training, NQT and early career RQT, through to subject leadership and mentorship.

All the latest updates
Through regular e-newsletters and members' magazine HA News.

The guidance of the HA community
Gain unparalleled access to a rich subject community of thousands of history practitioners, sharing best practice and collective knowledge through our physical and digital networks.

Don't forget – if you take membership as part of your career development, you can claim the cost as a professional expense against income tax. This could reduce the cost of your membership by 20% or more!

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Trainee Primary Membership
  £50 for 2 years
Two-year trainee membership is designed to help new starters kick-start your career from just £50.00 – which works out at less than £2 per month. The two-year package is 10% cheaper than standard concessionary membership, and also includes tailored support alerts as well as a special renewal offer at the end of your NQT year.

Whatever your route into teaching, trainee membership encompasses a number of tailored support tools designed to guide you with your first steps from trainee to NQT and beyond. As well as all the benefits of individual membership you can access to guides to Survive and Thrive as a history teacher.

What's more, you can connect and share your new-found expertise with other trainees, teachers and education specialists with hugely discounted rates to the HA's range of CPD events, including additional trainee discounts at our regional forums.

With trainee membership to the HA all the professional development you could need to boost your teaching career is right at your fingertips.

Find out more: Get ahead with 2-year trainee membership (PDF, 2MB) 

If you are a SCITT or training provider and would like membership for several teachers or trainees in bulk, please call Emily Randall on 020 7735 3901 to discuss bespoke discounted packages available.


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Corporate Primary Membership
  £74 per year
Corporate School Membership is a complete package to support your whole school history provision. It's the ideal option if you'd like all your staff members to benefit from access to resources and CPD. School membership is priced at £74 and as well as all the benefits of individual membership it provides:

Online resource access for up to twelve members of staff at your school including ALL primary resources and digital back issues of Primary History. Corporate membership includes exclusive access to our subject leaders' area.

CPD discounts and free subject webinars for up to twelve members of staff at your school, as well as exclusive access to subject knowledge webinar recordings.

Eligibility for the HA Quality Mark: a framework for success designed to support your department and school in auditing, reflecting, developing and refining the history provision in the school and developing the department and teachers. Schools are assessed against a framework of five categories – teaching and learning, leadership, curriculum, achievement and enrichment over a twelve month period, and are matched to an experienced assessor to support their progress.

With corporate school membership you gain a wealth of online resources to enhance staff development, career progression and strategies for supporting your curriculum, whilst demonstrating the importance of subject-specific expertise.

If you are part of a Multi-Academy Trust and would like corporate membership for more than one school in your Trust, please call Emily Randall on 020 7735 3901 to discuss bespoke discounted packages available.

If you're not based in a school but would be interested in primary membership for your organisation, please call our membership line on 0300 100 0223 to discuss available options.
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