This section is intended to provide some useful suggestions for teachers who wish to find out about the history of their local area. The listing is merely a selection of some of the more useful and accessible types of publications and sources. Many of the books listed are in print or will be available in most county libraries, and several of them contain bibliographies which will introduce the reader to further sources.
Source references for the curriculum and guidelines.
These guidelines have been prepared by the Curriculum Committee for Social, Environmental and Scientific Education established by the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment.
To co-ordinate the work of the Curriculum Committees, the Primary Co-ordinating Committee was established by the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment.