Schools History Project on

Diary Date

SHP Primary Day Conference Jan 2016

will be held on
30 January 2016
British Museum,

SHP Secondary Day Conference 2016

will be held on
5 March 2016
M Shed, Bristol

SHP Secondary Conference Summer 2016

will be held on
8-10 July 2016
Leeds Trinity University,
Horsforth, Leeds


Welcome to the SHP Website

OCR B (SHP) Specification & SAMS

The following material is available:

• Draft OCR B (SHP) specification
• Teaching Guide

You can find it on the OCR site HERE …

New to History Teaching?

Guidance, encouragement and support for those new to history teaching, in an occasional series of 'Letters to a New History Teacher' by Esther Arnott. Enjoy reading …

Letters to a New History Teacher: No. 14

Letters to a New History Teacher: Xmas Special

Letters to a New History Teacher: No. 12

Read more …

New to SHP?

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

For a wider range of teaching ideas …

… discussion, guidance and resources HERE…

For the latest additions to the site …

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

Michael Riley, SHP Director.

SHP Secondary Day Conference
5 March 2016
M Shed, Bristol

Including keynote presentations from Alison Kitson and Sally Thorne, inspiring workshops led by some of the country’s most creative history educators and an opportunity to visit the exhibitions at M Shed.

Download the flier [ here ]

And book your place [ here ]

SHP Primary Day Conference
30 January 2016

A Schools History Project Conference in partnership with the British Museum and the Historical Association

Including keynote presentations from Mike Maddison and Kate Moorse, five inspiring workshops and ideas for using the British Museum collections.

Click here for details and booking.