Rethinking curriculum partnerships for deep learning and lasting change

Over the years, we have worked hard to make sure that our curriculum delivered authentic learning opportunities for our children, but partnerships with other organisations within our locality have made us rethink how this might be achieved. The Royal Society of Art’s idea of an ‘area-based curriculum’ suggests how organisations in the same locality can […]

Balancing workload, assessment and feedback in the primary classroom

The National Union of Teachers (NUT) reported this year that 45 per cent of young teachers have concerns over their mental health and are considering leaving the profession, with 85 per cent citing workload as a factor (NUT, 2017). With the challenges of the new curriculum and assessment frameworks, there is a sense that the […]