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Richard McFahn
Teaching History

Richard McFahn

Richard McFahn has worked for over twenty years as a history teacher, Subject and Senior Leader, Advanced Skills Teacher and Local Authority Adviser. He leads the History ITE course at the University of Sussex.

Richard has regularly led well-received workshops and opening plenary sessions at the Schools History Project and the Historical Association Conferences. In 2019 he set up The Grassroots History Conference at Sussex – a new conference for history teachers in south of England. He has written several books, articles and numerous blogs on different aspects of History Teaching.

Richard created, developed and now curates www.historyresourcecupboard.com – a website aimed at supporting history teachers with digital resources. He has developed www.historyhomework.com – a website which provides instantly marked homework tests and quizzes for History GCSE students. Recently Richard co-founded the free online history magazine www.practicalhistories.com.

Richard McFahn's Webinars

Secondary History: A Deep Dive into Curriculum Intent

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will equip headteachers, curriculum leaders, subject leaders and teachers and practitioners with knowledge and skills to evaluate current History provision, and design a bold and coherent curriculum which best equips their pupils for future success, aligned with Ofsted expectations.

Secondary History: A Deep Dive into Curriculum Implementation

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This webinar will provide headteachers, curriculum leaders, subject leaders and teachers and practitioners with an insight into strategies, best practices and resources to support confident and consistent History teaching across all lessons and for all pupils, aligned with Ofsted expectations.

Secondary History: A Deep Dive into Curriculum Impact

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, curriculum leaders, subject leaders and teachers and practitioners with knowledge and skills to undertake a robust evaluation the impact of their History curriculum, including strategies for formative and summative assessment, aligned with Ofsted expectations.