Secondary Membership

Individual Secondary Membership
from £71 per year
Individual membership is a single user option providing personal support wherever you are in your career. It offers trustworthy teaching insight, subject knowledge development tools, access to an unparalled history teaching community and rigorous CPD opportunities, and starts from £71 at the standard rate.

Teaching History journalBe inspired with a print and digital subscription to Teaching Historythe UK’s leading quarterly professional journal for secondary history teachers with vital curriculum support, teaching ideas and subject updates.

Gain on-demand support with a range of digital resources including the archive of Teaching History, training films, curriculum review and diversity guidance, assessment and progression, and more. Why not view some of our sample resourcesPlease note that some lesson sequences are only available with corporate membership. 

Develop your expertise with a range of affordable CPD including personal access to free or heavily discounted CPD webinars, courses and conferences - great ways to develop your practice while engaging with experts and other secondary history practitioners. 

Enhance your subject knowledge with access to a range of tools, from hundreds of podcasts and free subject knowledge webinars to hundreds of free local and Virtual Branch talks. 

Progress in your career and gain recognition with rigorous CPD programmes such as the Subject Leader and Early Career Teacher Development Programmes, plus access to fully-funded Teacher Fellowship programmes and the HA Chartered Teacher designation. Membership forges a development path from ITT and ECT through to subject leadership and mentorship.

Stay in touch with all the latest updates through regular e-newsletters and members' magazine HA News.

For our most comprehensive level of resources and support, we recommend corporate membership for your whole school.

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 Secondary Membership
from £35 per year
Trainee/beginner membership kick-start your teaching career as a beginner - Find out more here. We offer a single-year online-only option from £35 or a two-year online-only package for just £55. You can also opt for a print + online package from £45.

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 ECT and beyond. As well as all the benefits of individual membership you can access guides for the New, Novice and Nervous, learn What's the Wisdom On core concepts and engage with discussion through the One Big History Department (OBHD) blog.

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 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 email us to discuss bespoke discounted packages available.


What our Secondary Members say:

Membershp helps me to continue on my professional journey in terms of my subject knowledge, pedagogy and curriculum building - Sharon Aninakwe, History curriculum leader

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Corporate Secondary Membership
  £139 per year
Corporate membership supports quality history provision across your school. It's the ideal option if you'd like your entire department and student body to benefit from resources and CPD, while enjoying exclusive support such as Student Zone resources, resourced lesson sequences, and selected free webinar recordings for just £139

Enjoy all the benefits of individual membership PLUS:

Online resource logins for up to eight members of staff at your school 

Free and heavily discounted CPD for up to eight members of staff

Exclusive access to resourced corporate lesson sequences

A free recording of a paid CPD webinar of your choice per year

Access to the Student Zone for all your students offering subject knowledge support, plus careers, examination and transition to university advice

Eligibility for the HA Quality Mark - a school CPD framework for success

With corporate school membership you gain a wealth of enhanced resources and CPD to underpin departmental development, career progression and strategies for supporting your curriculum, whilst demonstrating the importance of subject-specific expertise across your school.

Corporate membership is designed for schools and is issued on a per school basis. If you are part of a Multi-Academy Trust or federation of schools and would like corporate membership for more than one school in your Trust, please contact us with details to discuss bespoke discounted packages available.

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

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