Humanities AoLE in Progression Step 1 (Nursery & Reception) SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)

Course date: 5th Oct 2021

This course will review the AoLE for Humanities at Nursery/Reception, explaining key changes and terminology; suggesting effective and challenging activities; resources and learning strategies to support successful implementation.  

This course has expired.
Target Group: N/R Teachers, TAs
  • to identify, discuss and assess proposed curriculum changes for Humanities at Nursery/Reception age, with a special emphasis on the ‘history’ and ‘geography’ elements *
  • to identify, demonstrate and discuss effective approaches to planning, teaching and learning in Humanities which should be carried forward into the new curriculum to enable its effective implementation
  • to show clearly how effective planning, teaching and learning in Humanities will naturally generate rich and varied opportunities for practising a range of essential cross-curricular skills and for implementing statutory frameworks like the LNF, DCF
  • to discuss & explain an implementation plan, including details of suitable suggested mini topics
Please note: * RE will be supported by specific guidance from SACRE, so will not be covered on this course.

course attendee quote What people say about the Humanities at Nursery/Reception course...

  • "Good Course - presented simply and easy to understand / followCourse attendee 11/05/2021
  • "Happy to come away with a better understanding of PS 1. Don gave a simpler explanation and breakdown of the WMS. Great examples for assessments." Course attendee 11/05/2021
  • "A great insight in how to use the new AoLE for Humanities for planning - it was very useful to chat and gain a better understanding of the What Matters Statements and what is expected of me."  Course attendee 11/05/2021

Course Presenters: Don Trueman, Linzi Robinson

Don Trueman

HISTORY and GEOGRAPHY - Don Trueman supports primary school planning for skills development in History. In more recent years he’s offered support for Geography at primary level and also runs his own consultancy, offering training, teaching sessions and planning / teaching / learning resources. Don Trueman was previously an LEA adviser. Search for courses

Linzi Robinson

HUMANITIES - Linzi Robinson is an experienced primary school teacher and a mother of two young children. Initially trained in the foundation phase, Linzi has considerable experience across PS 1, 2 & 3. Linzi has also worked as a karate instructor, and has delivered music lessons to schools across Torfaen and Monmouthshire for UpBeat Music & Arts.
Linzi specialises in the Humanities, co-presenting Humanities AoLE courses with Don Trueman. Linzi Robinson also has involvement in Let's work together! which encourages and develops team working skills at PS1 or PS2. 

Course Location: South Wales - Cardiff

Future Inn, Hemingway Road, Cardiff Bay, CF10 4AU   START TIME: 8.30am coffee and registration for a 9.00am start
Future Inn's Conference Covid Policy
  • Meetings will be arranged based on 1m social distancing.
  • Anti-bac stations will continue to be in place.
  • Social distancing encouraged in all public areas.
  • Enhanced cleaning of public areas & high-level touch areas, this includes conference area.
  • Staff members continuing to wear masks and guests asked to wear masks in all public areas. 
  • One way system when entering and exiting hotel.  
  • Conference guests asked to complete self-disclosure form on arrival.
  • Individual water bottles will be provided.
  • Tea/coffee served in training rooms.
  • Lunches (in individual bags) served in training room with a choice of standard, vegetarian, vegan or specific dietary requirement – if possible, please advise of gluten free or other dietary requirements in advance.

(Autumn 2021)

The Future Inn, Cardiff Bay