History Detectives

History Detectives

Applications for Autumn 2023 are now closed.

Bring history to life with inspiring lessons and activities.

Sharing their enthusiasm for history, our undergraduate student volunteers will work with your class to engage their interest in a topic of your choice. 

In partnership with the Department of History


Is it for you?

  • Suitable for years 3 to 6
  • Weekly 60 minute sessions 
  • Delivered for 5 consecutive weeks in Autumn 2
  • School staff must be present to supervise children in all sessions

Curriculum links


  • This programme will be tailored to the National Curriculum History topic of your choice.
  • Sessions will develop understanding of key historical concepts such as change, cause, similarity and difference, significance, and how our knowledge of the past is constructed from a range of sources.

Further information

For more information, please take a look at our FAQs or email us.