You don't have to choose between 'central' or 'school' control
Your trust isn't likely to dictate that every school has the same curriculum. Equally, you're unlikely to want each of your schools to have entirely different curriculums with nothing in common and no central input.
You've got a range of options along the curriculum-alignment scale, and your approach will depend on things such as:
- Your vision
- Size of your trust
- Where your curriculum expertise sits
- Your schools' performance
Decide who to involve in a review
Go through the questions below with staff who have curriculum responsibility.
It's up to you who you involve, but consider involving some of the following:
Note: involving more members of staff early on can help