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  • Anti-racism: how to review and re-frame your curriculum Learn how to make diversity central to your curriculum, not just a bolt on, and make sure BAME history and achievements are taught all year round. Use our review tool to question and adapt what you’re teaching so your curriculum accurately represents Britain's diverse past and the society we live in today.
  • Bloom's Taxonomy: summaries Are there simple summaries of Bloom's Taxonomy? In this article, we refer to summaries from a school and local authority. We also look at how Bloom's Taxonomy is used in lesson planning in schools.
  • Classroom displays: effective practice What makes an effective classroom display? We look at what to include in classroom and whole-school displays in a variety of school settings. We also include guidance on Ofsted's consideration of displays, tips on building displays and examples of displays from schools.
  • Covering LGBT content in your curriculum The DfE expects all pupils to be taught lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) content, but you can decide when and what is appropriate. Find out how you can make your curriculum more inclusive.
  • Curriculum audit: gender and LGBTQ+ inclusivity Use our curriculum audit to help instil a cross-curricular sense of inclusivity, and question and adapt what you’re teaching so your curriculum represents the diversity seen in modern Britain in terms of gender and sexuality.
  • Curriculum maps: templates and examples Download and adapt our curriculum map templates to save you the hassle of creating your own. Also, see examples from other schools.
  • Curriculum provision in PRUs and APs Pupil referral units (PRUs) and alternative provisions (APs) aren't required to follow the National Curriculum, but they do have to provide a good alternative curriculum. Find out what this includes, and see examples of curriculum offers from other PRUs and APs.
  • Developing spiritual, moral, social and cultural education How can we develop spiritual, moral, social and cultural (SMSC) education? This article includes Department for Education guidance on the requirements for SMSC provision, and advice on ways to develop SMSC provision. You will also find a case study from a teaching school.
  • English genres in the National Curriculum Maintained schools must cover the genres of literature and writing set out in the National Curriculum. Learn what you have to teach for reading and writing in Key Stages 1 to 4, and see examples of what other primary and secondary schools teach.
  • How to check your curriculum is accessible for pupils with SEND To help pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) reach their full potential, they first must have equal access to your curriculum. Learn how to find out if you've got the right measures in place so you can stay compliant with the Equality Act and SEND regulations.
  • How to design a curriculum Be clear on how to design an effective curriculum with guidance on the principles of curriculum design, and see how other schools map out their curriculum.
  • How to promote British values across your school Get tips on how best to incorporate British values into your school, both through the curriculum and holistically through your wider culture, vision and ethos.
  • How to review your curriculum Use our step-by-step guide to review your curriculum, whatever stage you're at.
  • Implementing a knowledge-based curriculum With the introduction of more knowledge-heavy qualifications and National Curriculum, more schools are developing a knowledge-based curriculum approach. Understand the benefits and challenges of implementing a knowledge-based curriculum with advice from 2 of our experts.
  • PE teaching hours: guidance and examples Find out the number of PE teaching hours recommended by the DfE's healthy schools rating scheme, and take a look at how much PE other schools teach.
  • Quality first teaching: guidance Is there any guidance on quality first teaching (QFT)? We summarise guidance from two archived National Strategies publications that outline the characteristics of QFT and how to put them into practice. We also look at how two schools practice QFT, and link to examples of resources.
  • Relationships and sex education: how to audit your curriculum New requirements for RSE are coming in. Use our audit tool to find out which of these you’re meeting already and where there are gaps you need to fill.
  • Requests to withdraw a pupil from RE Can pupils be withdrawn from RE lessons? We relay guidance on parents' right to withdraw their children from religious education (RE), religious worship in school or trips to places of worship. We also look at schools' duty to provide alternative education for pupils withdrawn from RE.
  • School reopening and getting learning back on track: where to start You won't have time to teach every lesson pupils missed during school closure, so you'll need to make some tough decisions on what to recap and what to let go. Get advice from curriculum experts Mary Myatt and Tom Sherrington on how to prioritise key concepts, spot gaps in pupil knowledge, and run effective consolidation lessons.
  • Whole-school curriculum audit NewUse our audit tool to help you look at the big picture when it comes to your curriculum, so you can make sure you’re offering your pupils a broad and balanced education.
  • Withdrawing pupils from subjects Find out which subjects parents can withdraw their children from and how these rules apply to maintained schools, academies and independent schools. Plus, get advice on disapplying pupils from the National Curriculum.
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