What Teachers Say about Heritage Schools
The Heritage Schools 2016 -2017 Evaluation Report illustrates how our award-winning programme develops teachers' skills and confidence in using local heritage in their teaching. It explains how learning about local history engages pupils and improves their skills.
The full report contains results from teacher surveys and case studies of individual school projects. It shows that Heritage Schools is successful in a variety of schools in different areas of the country. The teacher interviews highlight the impact of the programme on pupils' literacy skills. The case studies describe literacy activities you could use in the classroom. They show that engagement in local heritage extends pupils' literacy skills.
What teachers say about being part of the programme
- 96% have an increased knowledge of the heritage and cultural offer in their local area
- 98% are more likely to make use of local services and resources linked to heritage
What our heritage partners say about Heritage Schools
- 99% would recommend participation in the programme to schools and heritage/cultural partners
- 95% say they are now more connected to the needs of schools/teachers