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Better Learning, Better Results at A Level History

Knowing the learning activities which bring greatest success by developing independent thinking


Sorry, this course has been superseded by another course

This course no longer runs as an open course, instead you may be interested in Outstanding Learning and Progress in History.

However, if there is content on this course that doesn’t feature in Outstanding Learning and Progress in History then contact us and we can organise tailored in-house training to cover exactly what you are looking for.

Call the in-house team on 020 8253 8241 for more information.

Suitable for: History teachers and leaders aiming to maximise teaching and learning of students at key 5.

Phases suitable for:

  • Secondary
  • Further Education

Course Reference: 7635WW

This course will not only look at how to ensure that students quickly adjust to the demands of A level history, it will also tackle the best ways of increasing student independence. By concentrating on broadening the range of teaching strategies that best prepare students for the specific examination questions, this highly practical course is suitable for all history teachers and subject leaders wanting to improve students’ performance.

  • Planning to maximise effective student participation and ease transition
  • Developing student independence
  • Matching high quality learning strategies to the new-style examination questions
  • Outstanding history lessons exemplified
  • Using imaginative sourcework activities
  • Resourcing to accelerate student progress
Helped me identify clear ideas for improvement within my lessons and gave useful advice in how to improve upon this. Mark Shuttleworth, The Ravensbourne School
Refocuses teachers on how to get History pupils to learn quickly and deeply. Ben Frais, Aldenham School/College
Leader gave us clear strategies to use in the classroom to encourage student led thinking and learning, summary task suggestions were great Emily Bird, Avon Valley College
Very good info and discussions. Useful strategies to find out how to develop students progress. Tanya Willis, The Robert Smyth Academy
Good general information but also plenty of opportunities for the content to be tailed to your personal requirements. Lucy Ingham, Helena Romanes School and Sixth Form Centre
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