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Research and analysis
History teaching in schools: strengths and weaknesses
Ofsted survey report evaluating how well history is taught in primary and secondary schools.
This Ofsted survey report is based on evidence from inspections of history between April 2007 and March 2010 in 166 maintained secondary schools in England.
Part A focuses on the inspection findings in the context of rising standards since the previous report in 2007.
Part B discusses some of the issues facing history teachers. It describes the essential components of effective learning in history.