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Curriculum Essentials and the Ofsted Experience E-learning

Detailed look at what curriculum mapping should look like for the foundation subjects, based on the expectations laid out in the Education Inspection Framework

A detailed look at what curriculum mapping should look like for the foundation subjects, based on the expectations laid out in the Education Inspection Framework and National Curriculum. This session looks at what we mean by 'end points', 'substantive concepts', 'disciplinary knowledge' and 'essential knowledge'. There will be information for school leaders and governors about articulating your curriculum and the kinds of strategic questions that governors should be equipped to answer. There will also be some guidance on the level of knowledge required by curriculum leaders to be well prepared for their conversations with inspectors and a useful audit document to allow those leaders to prepare themselves adequately for inspection and evaluate the effectiveness of their own subject.

What will you gain from taking this course

  • To explore in detail how to put together a progressive curriculum map
  • To understand what is meant by the terms: 'end points', 'substantive concepts', 'disciplinary knowledge’, 'essential knowledge’
  • To consider how to prepare school leaders and governors to articulate the curriculum
  • To consider how the audit document can be used by subject leaders to prepare themselves adequately for inspection and evaluate the effectiveness of their own subject.
  • To understand from headteachers recently inspected how they designed and developed their curriculum and to hear about their Ofsted experience

Please note this course is part of the Primary School Improvement package.  If your school is part of this package, please enter your voucher code at the checkout.



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