Primary History 97

The primary education journal of the Historical Association

Published: 7th June 2024


05 Editorial (Read article)

06 Similarity and difference with a tasty twist: ice cream with EYFS – Polly Gillow (Read article)

10 Olympics, past and present – Karin Doull (Read article)

18 Active learners: classroom strategies for enhancing history teaching – Lindsey Rawes (Read article)

24 Creativity in history – Kerry Somers, Paul Sowden, Bronte Bailey, Kelly Sweetnam and Cheryl Burton (Read article)

32 Were all Romans in Roman Britain from Rome, Miss? – Alf Wilkinson (Read article) 

36 Exploring the story of elections and voting with your primary students – David Carr (Read article)

42 Time travel to the Early Modern period with teaching materials based on sources from the Prize Papers Project – Silke Bakenhus (Read article)

46 Unlocking the treasures of early Islam Lucy Hawker (Read article)

52 Balderstone St Leonard’s CE Primary School: our journey to the Quality Mark Gold Award – Kate Turner (Read article) 

58 Opportunities for making use of your local park – Paul Bracey (Read article)

Centre spread poster
Paris Olympics; Parks and gardens in Britain since 1066

Regular features: Primary History runs a number of regular features including Ideas for Assemblies, One of My Favourite History Places and Pull-out Posters. You can view all editions of these features here.

Cover image: Enjoying an ice cream in the past, Birmingham June 1963

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