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Curriculum Planning

So what is ‘powerful knowledge’?

Recently, with the focus  centring on the curriculum again, the term ‘powerful knowledge’ seems to have entered educational parlance.  It appears in discussions on in the echo-chamber that is Edutwitter.  The  phrase ‘powerful knowledge’ seems to hold magical, untouchable qualities in general, and in particular when it comes to history teaching.  It seems[…]

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How to plan a broad and balanced curriculum 4: What about substantive knowledge?

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Thanks to the changes proposed by Ofsted to their framework and handbook, the history teacher should be thinking hard about curriculum planning. To be honest, the history department should always be thinking about curriculum planning as curriculum intent, implementation and evaluation as this is their core business. One essential aspect[…]

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Key Stage 3 curriculum map

Neil Bates and I have been working together from afar for many years. However, we are lucky enough to have been working together in the same school recently. We have used our frees carefully and have met once a  week in the late Spring and early in the summer term,[…]

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Curriculum Planning

This page is a guide to curriculum planning to help you with this key process.  We are constantly updating our history curriculum at Key Stage 3. If you want more information on our latest curriculum map, here it is. When it comes to curriculum planning history teachers always need to[…]

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