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Thank you for visiting my store. Here you will find low cost teaching & learning resources that will engage, challenge and make history accessible to all. I have taught History & RE in secondary schools for the last 20 years. CPD presenter, author & GCSE examiner. Former Head of History, GnT, Literacy & Study Support Co-ordinator.

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Thank you for visiting my store. Here you will find low cost teaching & learning resources that will engage, challenge and make history accessible to all. I have taught History & RE in secondary schools for the last 20 years. CPD presenter, author & GCSE examiner. Former Head of History, GnT, Literacy & Study Support Co-ordinator.
SEND Strategies for Differentiation Success in your classroom

SEND Strategies for Differentiation Success in your classroom

Individual Educational Plan to specifically support SEND students. Use the strategies in your lessons to differentiate for SEND students. These plans were drawn up to support in Humanities lessons but would transfer to other subjects. Local Authority, Ofsted have said that is is exemplary SEND practice. I have written codes for the below areas of need. On your lesson plan write the code and the strategy number next to the initials of the child. Keep the IEPs in your teaching file with the students name on. Practical strategies that support the new SEND code of practice. Various strategies to use in lessons depending on the need of the child. Area of SEND need covered includes: SPLD Dyslexia General Literacy difficulties Dyscalculia Dyspraxia ADHD Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder BESD Behavioural, Emotional and Social difficulties including ODD Oppositional Defiant Disorder Autism Asperger Syndrome Hearing Impaired Editable file to personalise to your department.
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SEND Strategies for Differentiation Success in your classroom

SEND Strategies for Differentiation Success in your classroom

Individual Educational Plan to specifically support SEND students. Use the strategies in your lessons to differentiate for SEND students. These plans were drawn up to support in Humanities lessons but would transfer to other subjects. Local Authority, Ofsted have said that is is exemplary SEND practice. I have written codes for the below areas of need. On your lesson plan write the code and the strategy number next to the initials of the child. Keep the IEPs in your teaching file with the students name on. Practical strategies that support the new SEND code of practice. Various strategies to use in lessons depending on the need of the child. Area of SEND need covered includes: SPLD Dyslexia General Literacy difficulties Dyscalculia Dyspraxia ADHD Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder BESD Behavioural, Emotional and Social difficulties including ODD Oppositional Defiant Disorder Autism Asperger Syndrome Hearing Impaired Editable file to personalise to your department.
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Edexcel GCSE History Checklist:  Medicine in Britain, c1250–present

Edexcel GCSE History Checklist: Medicine in Britain, c1250–present

Edexcel GCSE History Checklist: Medicine in Britain, c1250–present Help students organise their folders with a course checklist for NEW 2016 Edexcel GCSE History Checklist: Medicine in Britain, c1250–present Use for a course overview and revision checklist. Editable word document to personalise to your department.
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GCSE History Crime and Punishment learning grids

GCSE History Crime and Punishment learning grids

Editable for your own use - Crime and Punishment learning grid for students Useful for revision, self review, checking learning, focusing thinking, Differentiated by task and linked to GCSE grades. Useful for a planner for students to follow the course. Useful for a homework checker of knowledge gained through course. Written as Learning objectives from Grades 1 to 8 or G to A* I used to get students to keep this at the front of their folders and check the learning as they progressed through the course. Supports GCSE Crime and Punishment for GCSE on the topics of Anglo Saxon England Norman England Later Middle Ages Early Modern Britain Industrial Britain Twentieth Century Britain Includes Timeline knowledge organiser of Crime and Punishment
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Edexcel GCSE History Checklist: The American West, c1835–c1895

Edexcel GCSE History Checklist: The American West, c1835–c1895

Edexcel GCSE History Checklist: The American West, c1835–c1895 Help students organise their folders with a course checklist for NEW 2016 Edexcel GCSE History Checklist: The American West, c1835–c1895 Use for a course overview and revision checklist. Editable word document to personalise to your department.
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History Department Pupil Voice Questionaire

History Department Pupil Voice Questionaire

Save time with this prepared editable pupil voice questionnaire to hand out to students to fill in. Hand out to students to fill in (anonymous only Month/Year of birth recorded) Use the findings to inform department planning and strategy Build up from the every child matters pupil voice agenda
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OCR GCSE History SHP Crime & Punishment Past Exam Questions - Perfect for Exam Practice - Exam Mats

OCR GCSE History SHP Crime & Punishment Past Exam Questions - Perfect for Exam Practice - Exam Mats

Over 180 Past GCSE exam paper questions for OCR SHP Crime and Punishment broken down into topic areas. Perfect for revision or homework focus for GCSE History students. Exam questions are from 1999 to 2015 exam OCR GCSE SHP Crime and Punishment papers. Perfect for GCSE exam practice to prepare your students for the exam. Perfect for GCSE History Homework Perfect for focusing lessons on assessment questions Perfect for revision focus Exam Question Type - Describe - what Explain - how Assess - This led to, judge, decide, consequences Exam topics include: Crime & Punishment through time: • Roman times - 5 past exam questions • Middles Ages - 40 past exam questions • Early Modern Britain - 53 past exam questions • Industrial Britain - 80 past exam questions • Twentieth Century - 19 past exam questions Focus revision on past exam questions
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Edexcel GCSE 1-9 American West GCSE History Exam Mat of questions for assessment and planning

Edexcel GCSE 1-9 American West GCSE History Exam Mat of questions for assessment and planning

I created this resource to help me plan potential GCSE exam questions for the new GCSE from Edexcel 1 to 9 around the 3 types of questions: Explain two consequences of… write a narrative account analysing… Explain the importance of… I have also included essay planning tools to help students write this Learning focus check list for students This resource will help you plan the unit focusing on potential questions.
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NEW for 2016 Edexcel GCSE History Checklist War, Elizabeth, American West, Germany

NEW for 2016 Edexcel GCSE History Checklist War, Elizabeth, American West, Germany

NEW for 2016 Edexcel GCSE History Checklist Student friendly Course Content lists, Revision lists, Course organiser for students Save 25% on a bundle: • Warfare and British society, c1250–present • Early Elizabethan England, 1558–88 • The American West, c1835–c1895 • Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918–39 Help students organise their folders with a course checklist for NEW 2016 Edexcel GCSE History Checklist Use for a course overview and revision checklist. Editable word document to personalise to your department. Topics included • Warfare and British society, c1250–present • Early Elizabethan England, 1558–88 • The American West, c1835–c1895 • Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918–39
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Edexcel GCSE History Checklist: Henry VIII and his ministers, 1509–40

Edexcel GCSE History Checklist: Henry VIII and his ministers, 1509–40

Edexcel GCSE History Checklist: Henry VIII and his ministers, 1509–40 Help students organise their folders with a course checklist for NEW 2016 Edexcel GCSE History Checklist: Henry VIII and his ministers, 1509–40 Use for a course overview and revision checklist. Editable word document to personalise to your department.
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Edexcel GCSE History Checklist: Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918–39

Edexcel GCSE History Checklist: Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918–39

Edexcel GCSE History Checklist: Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918–39 Help students organise their folders with a course checklist for NEW 2016 Edexcel GCSE History Checklist: Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918–39 Use for a course overview and revision checklist. Editable word document to personalise to your department.
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Revision Puzzle:  Origins of the Second World War

Revision Puzzle: Origins of the Second World War

Photocopy onto cardboard and cut into triangles. Place triangle pieces into envelopes. In pairs or threes ask students to match up the sides of the triangles using the clues. Which group can solve the puzzle the quickest? For SEND the text is in comic sans to support dyslexic students. For SEND photocopy onto A3 and cut up triangles.
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Writing challenging lesson objectives & matching activities

Writing challenging lesson objectives & matching activities

Writing challenging lesson objectives & matching activities Use this easy to use crib sheet to writing specific lesson objectives to challenge Choose specific language to set the challenge for you lesson objectives. Suggested activities to match lesson objectives Advice for creating Learning Objectives • Have a maximum of 2 or 3 learning objectives per lesson • Always have single objectives (avoid mixing eg. Describe and explain) • Use words that allows you and the pupil to assess if the intended learning has taken place by the end of the lesson • Be specific as possible – use the trigger words (list, explain, create…) to share with pupils exactly the nature and level of the learning intended • Avoid general phrases such as ‘to know’ and ‘to be able to understand’ For all subjects
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