History Resource Cupboard – lessons and resources for schools

What we do


Need help planning and resourcing the new 2016 history GCSE?

Let us  visit you and offer guaranteed high quality, bespoke professional development for a similar cost to your school for a traditional one-day course. Take the stress out of it all and get exactly what you want!

As well as working with many schools Richard McFahn has also worked as consultant/ trainer / author with number of organisations including:

Here are some reviews of Richard’s work from training he has delivered:

  • ‘Excellent, the best trainer I have encountered for a very long time.’
  • ‘Fantastic’  
  • ‘Engaging and thought provoking’ 
  • ‘Superb’
  •  ‘Passionate and clear’
  • ‘Excellent, very engaging with clear ideas’ 
  • ‘Richard came armed with an amazing array of ideas and strategies to engage and motivate our student historians.’

Richard offers a wide range of topics and themes for in school training and development events, providing traditional key-note addresses, part and whole day workshops and programmes over an extended time scale.

This short clip will give you a flavour of Richard’s approach.

He has experience of designing and facilitating a wide range of activities focused on the following themes:

  • Ensuring sustained progress for all students
  • NQT training
  • Curriculum planning at Key Stage 3
  • Curriculum planning at Key Stage 4
  • Supporting new leaders in history
  • Enquiry based history teaching
  • Teaching outstanding lessons
  • Leading an outstanding history department
  • What does the ofsted framework mean for a history department
  • Developing literacy in history
  • History and Geography departmental reviews
  • Making assessment meaningful and manageable
  • Lesson observations

Contact us now to discuss future needs and availability for our consultancy services.

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