Curriculum & Assessment

Reflecting on the Reading Framework: Teaching the Foundations of Literacy

The Reading Framework is an extremely useful but dense document for educators. Here is ...
Curriculum & Assessment

Learning: It’s Not All Academic

Recognising and rewarding children for their achievements, attitude, effort and progres...
Curriculum & Assessment

The Importance of Oracy in our Schools

This blog considers the importance of oracy within the education system. Drawing on the...
Curriculum & Assessment

Curriculum Design Across a Trust

Curriculum design across a Trust is often difficult to balance. A consistent, coherent ...
Curriculum & Assessment

Juniper’s National Dataset – Primary Schools

Why We Need a National Dataset. In what seems a different time now I used to be able to...
Curriculum & Assessment

Using Metacognitive Strategies to Support Pupils From Disadvantaged Backgrounds

A recent Pisa study recommended teaching programmes that support metacognition for disa...
Curriculum & Assessment

Your Curriculum: Are You Prepared?

Curriculum is a hot topic. There’s no doubt that as we inch towards the end of this aca...
Curriculum & Assessment

Outdoor Classroom Day

Outdoor Classroom Day is your chance to take learning outside. It is a fantastic initia...
Curriculum & Assessment

Book Funding for Primary School Libraries

Spending on books is often an early casualty of difficult budget decisions. We look at ...