An effective curriculum is the foundation of a good school. Yet getting it right is not easy.
Several years ago at my school, Uppingham Community College, we embarked on a journey to rethink and improve our curriculum provision. We had a broad curriculum with most departments having detailed plans in place. Student outcomes were good, and teaching and learning was very effective.
However, an audit showed a lack of sharing of expertise across some subjects where there was less rigorous planning in place, often resulting in a less progressive curriculum.
It was also apparent that we could be better at sharing our curriculum intentions with students and their parents.
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