Schools History Project on

Diary Date 1

SHP Summer 2015
will be held on
10-12 July 2015
Leeds Trinity University,
Horsforth, Leeds

Diary Date 2

SHP London Day
will be held on
16 May 2015
British Library, London

Diary Date 3

SHP Primary Day
will be held on
21 March 2015
British Museum, London

Welcome to the SHP Website

For the latest additions to the site …

… visit the News Hub, where you catch up with the latest resources, CPD, guidance and discussions HERE…

For a wider range of teaching ideas …

… discussion, guidance and resources HERE…

New to SHP?

For an introduction to our principles, conferences and background see HERE…

Continuing our 40-year tradition of supporting teachers and working to improve history teaching, we hope this website provokes thought, inspiration and enthusiasm for the teaching of history. Keep revisiting us – there will be a great deal added this year!

Michael Riley, SHP Director.

New to History Teaching?

We are developing guidance and resources for those new to history teaching, starting with the first of an occasional series 'Letters to a New History Teacher' by Esther Arnott.

Enjoy reading:

Letters to a New History Teacher: No. 3

Letters to a New History Teacher: No. 2

Letters to a New History Teacher: No. 1

SHP London Day Conference

Our next Secondary Conference in London will be in May 2015, to coordinate with the British Library's Magna Carta exhibition. So there will be no autumn London conference this year.

The dates of all our Primary and Secondary conferences for 2014-15 are shown alongside.

Primary Resources

New for the 2014 National Curriculum, material to help primary teachers enhance and enjoy their teaching of history. MORE…