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14 Jul: The animated Bayeux Tapestry – a wondrous delight

I haven’t begun to think about how to use it with KS3 or GCSE or A level – in the first place just enjoy it …

30 Jun: New A level book: The Vietnam War in Context by Dale Scarboro

One of those rare ‘textbooks’ that’s worth reading even if you don’t ‘use’ it.

20 May: Thinking History’s GCSE Interlude

Thinking History is having a short interlude in terms of new material (until the autumn) while I write and edit a group of seven GCSE books for …

26 Apr: The Lunar Men

Another enthusiasm shared by this website and by KS3 textbook …

18 Apr: Activities relating to the Battle of Waterloo

A range of activities from Mildenhall College Academy – context and the battle itself.

9 Apr: Useful Things Spotted on Twitter

History teachers come up with lots of useful ideas, resources and links and Twitter is a good place to find them

8 Apr: Conference News

Four conferences between now and July …

3 Apr: Draft GCSE specifications published

Draft GCSE specifications have now been placed on-line by all three English awarding bodies.

2 Apr: Two interesting History of Medicine stories

New Scientist feature: Anglo-Saxon remedy kills MRSA superbug

31 Mar: New A level book – Italian Unification

… by Ed Podesta and Pam Canning, covering the period from the Napoleonic occupation of the Italian states to the late 19th century and briefly looking at the reality and impact of unification on Italy in the succeeding decades.

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