In recent years there has been a growing interest in curriculum design with Ofsted acknowledging that there has not always been a sufficicent focus on this during inspection. As Amanda Spielman HMCI says in her initial commentary on curriculum -
'A striking conclusion that we have draw...is that despite the fact that the curriculum is what is taught, there is little debate or reflection about it.'
In light of current findings from the field of cognitive science, Clare Sealy and Andew Percival have been working to develop a rich curriculum that promotes long term learning in their respective schools. Join them to find out more about the intent, implementation and impact of such a curriculum.
The day's training will focus on:
Current national perspectives on curriculum
An overview of how memory works and how this can influence our thinking about the curriculum
Developing a curriculum that promotes long term learning through applying research from cognitive science
Developing a curriculum that puts rich knowledge and vocabulary at the heart of learning
Please note that lunch and refreshments will be provided (please contact YSAhIHBlcmNpdmFsIHwgc3RhbmxleXJvYWQgISBvbGRoYW0gISBzY2ggISB1aw==
if you have any specific dietary requirements)
Clare Sealy is a headteacher of a primary school in London and her influential blogs on memory and curriculum have been shared widely. She can be found on Twitter at @claresealy and at https://primarytimery.com/
Andrew Percival is a depty headteacher and curriculum leader in a primary school in Oldham. He also blogs and tweets about curriculum and can be found on Twitter at @primarypercival and at http://primarypercival.weebly.com/