The Development of the History Curriculum in English Primary Schools: Analysis of Data and Identification of Trends from the British Historical Association's 2011 Primary Survey

Jon Nichol and Penelope Harnett

Through the 1990 introduction of history as an English National Curriculum subject a Conservative government statutorily embedded history in the English primary curriculum as a de facto new subject. The 1990 English National History Curriculum was a sophisticated blend of...