New History subject content and assessment objectives – first impressions.

New History subject content and assessment objectives – first impressions.

The new GCSE objectives and content have arrived in our twitter feeds, and a first glance reading might leave you thinking ‘what was all the fuss about’.  Look closely and there are some interesting changes, some of which are welcome,

Steve Mastin speaks in the Telegraph about making history compulsory.

  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/secondaryeducation/9821262/History-lessons-should-be-compulsory.html  Steve Mastin talks a great deal of sense in this article about the lack of a golden age in history teaching, and the fact that 30% take up of GCSE history is actually quite impressive in a crowded

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