Computing: planning and assessment (primary)How can we plan for and assess the computing curriculum? In this article we look at guidance from the Department for Education, Computing at School, and NAACE on planning and assessment. You will also find a case study from a school on how it assesses computing.
Computing schemes of work (primary)Are there examples of schemes of work for primary computing? This article highlights examples of computing schemes of work for the EYFS and years 1-6 from primary schools. You will also find a scheme of work from the TES, on computing in the EYFS.
KS1 and KS2 swimming: requirementsAll maintained schools must teach swimming in Key Stage 1 or 2. Find out what you need to publish on your website about this, and what to do when a parent wants to withdraw their child.
'Mastery' standard activities for Key Stage 1Are there 'mastery' activities for English and mathematics? In this article, we relay advice from two of our associate education experts on activities for pupils who are at 'mastery' standard in Key Stage 1. We also look at how one school teaches mastery in maths and reading.
PSHE resources (primary)Are there examples of PSHE resources? We look at examples of personal, social, health and economic (PSHE) education schemes of work for primary schools, and link to examples of progression statements. We also relay information on timetabling PSHE and Ofsted inspection of PSHE education.
Sex and relationship education (SRE): statutory componentsWhat are the statutory components of sex and relationships education (SRE)? In this article, we look at the statutory SRE curriculum requirements in primary and secondary schools. We also explain that parents cannot withdraw children from the science components of SRE.