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Subjects and Curriculum (Q14-15)

These standards deal with the curriculum and subject pedagogy. Number of resources (27)


# With the publication of the 'Rose Review' of the primary curriculum and that of the Cambridge (Alexander) review, this is an appropriate moment to look back to the 'Hadow Report' on the curriculum for primary schools published in 1931, in order to reflect on the continuing key issues for primary education.
B4L logo Trainee teachers from The University of Northampton talk about their placement experiences of managing their classroom and encouraging positive behaviour from their pupils.
b4l logo Trainee teachers from The University of Northampton talk about their placement experiences of managing their classroom and encouraging positive behaviour from their pupils.
# The DCSF requested that Sir Jim Rose carry out an independent review of the primary curriculum in January of 2008. An interim report was issued in December 2008 and this is the final report. It focuses on curriculum design and content; • Reading, writing, numeracy and information communication technology (ICT); • Personal development; • Transition and progression, including issues around...
An Agreed Syllabus comprising learning model, schemes of work, lesson plans and resources for teaching about religion in schools.
B4L logo This book explores the concept of behaviour for learning which is very much driven by the Every Child Matters agenda.
# The stories here show just some of the ways that schools involved in the PESS investigation have used PESS to improve behaviour and attitudes to learning. PESS stands for Physical Education and School Sport - all of the content from this resource is illustrative of the way that one important curriculum area (PE and Sport) can have a positive and dramatic influence on the attitude of young people...
# Why are children highly motivated and engaged in some classes, but not others? What causes pupils to go off-task? To find out, the researchers of this US study analysed literacy lessons in classes of children aged 5-8 years from 13 primary schools in which there was considerable off-task behaviour.
The Standards Site Mini This is a brief guide to using the Standards Site, a UK government website disseminating educational guidance and good practice. It addresses the following questions:What is it? Why is it useful? How can you use it?
# History in the balance: History in English Schools 2003-07 A report by Ofsted
# This is a sub-topic of 'Policy and reform' on the ITT MFL website, which provides on-line support for teacher education in modern foreign languages.
# Teachers TV Resource: Sue Cowley visits Baz Barrett, a Year 3 teacher in Birmingham, to offer advice on controlling behaviour when taking pupils out of the classroom environment.
# The Subject Resource Networks (SRNs) provide ITT trainers with an introduction to current thinking, research and professional networks, both within the UK and internationally, and to a range of other material.
# This case study details an innovatory project in a community special school aimed at developing a wider range of teaching styles across the curriculum. To help achieve this, it set up a project that involved using role-play in Geography and Design and Technology.
# This article, by Annie Haight of Oxford Brookes University, details her reflections on approaches to improving behaviour in an ICT environment.
# This article by Susan Hogan of the Open University explores the possibility of a pedagogical framework for improving the accessibility of Mathematics for children with emotional and behavioural difficulties.
# PESS (Physical Education and School Sport) detail a range of curriculum initiatives on the QCA website undertaken by schools to improve pupil behaviour, self-esteem and motivation through the PE curriculum.
# The ‘ARTSalive!’ website details an innovatory project in a primary school aimed at improving the behaviour and motivation of underachieving boys in Year 5. The boys used the school's new music technology suite to create music for their own dance routines. A direct link was made between the dance and music sessions, which enabled work to be consolidated and reinforced in both subjects.
# This report by Gillian Spokes of Horbury School in Wakefield details a project to address boys underachievement in MFL.
# This book is the result of work that began in Lancashire LEA in 1991. The National Autistic Society (NAS) seconded a member of staff, Mick Connelly, to advise Lancashire with regard to the needs of children with autism. A part of this work was the development of curriculum access documents.
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