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Last reviewed on 24 February 2020
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Follow our step-by-step guide to help you collaborate with staff to carry out your subject deep dive, so you can make improvements to your curriculum.

Step 1. Identify areas of weakness in your curriculum

In your team meeting, identify areas of weakness in your curriculum plan with your staff.

Go through the questions in our curriculum intent audit tool (primary) and subject-specific audit tools (secondary) to help you think about: 

  • What you plan to teach – the depth, breadth, and complexity of your content choices
  • Why you teach it – your rationale
  • When you teach it – how you sequence units or topics, your timetable and delivery model
  • Who you teach it to – how accessible your curriculum is for pupil groups, such as pupils with special educational needs (SEN) or disabilities

Agree on a few

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