Concerns raised about history in UK schools

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An Ofsted report suggesting that many pupils find history teaching too hard has caused consternation among historians.
Historians have expressed fears that history in schools is being "dumbed down" following calls for courses in schools to focus on world events.

A report from schools inspectorate Ofsted discovered that large numbers of pupils would rather concentrate on current events than British history and teachers have called for courses to include more film and television material to appeal to less academic students.

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