Focuses on religious education, history, geography and cross-curricular planning in the primary school. It includes discussion of the purpose of education, and how the humanities fit with this purpose, with particular reference to the 1998 Education Act and 1994 National Curriculum Review. The book deals with the themes of time, place, values, communication, responsibilities and decision-making. These link the chapters, and are fully complemented with case studies. For each concept there are suggestions for practical classroom activities. The reader will find the book invaluable in integrating the subjects across the National Curriculum.

chapter 3|17 pages

Looking afresh at history

chapter 4|23 pages

Looking afresh at geography

chapter 9|22 pages

ICT and the humanities

chapter 10|20 pages

Sustainability and the humanities

chapter 11|19 pages

Towards uncertain futures?