Creative curriculum approaches: primaryAre there examples of different approaches to a creative curriculum? In this article, we look at examples of creative curriculum approaches from three primary schools. We also include research on designing creative curriculums and some case studies.
Curriculum statements (primary)Are there any curriculum statements from primary schools? In this article, we include a curriculum statement written by one of our association education experts, which schools can adapt for their own websites. We also link to examples of curriculum statements from primary schools.
Evaluating the primary school classroom: checklists and researchIs there a checklist to evaluate a primary classroom? We worked with our associate education experts to create a checklist, which is attached as a downloadable KeyDoc. We also include examples of school checklists and research on effective classroom environments.
Integrated curriculum planning (primary)Are there any examples of cross-curricular planning for primary schools? We outline guidance on how to approach planning cross-curricular provision. We also include examples of schools using this approach, and link to websites that host planning resources.
Lesson planning templates (primary)Are there examples of lesson planning templates for primary schools? In this article, we include three KeyDoc lesson planning templates, created with one of our experts, which you can download. We also link to lesson planning templates hosted by TES.
Mixed-age classes: delivering the primary curriculumHow can we deliver the primary curriculum to mixed-age classes? We relay advice from our associate education experts on how schools could deliver the curriculum to mixed-age classes. We also look at year plans for mixed-age provision from primary schools.
Primary curriculum maps: examplesCurriculum maps tell people what’s being taught in your school and when. Look at examples of whole-school and year group specific maps from a range of primary schools.
Reading audits (primary)Are there examples of whole-school reading audits? We look at examples of audits that can be used to audit school-wide reading provision, as well as further guidance on promoting reading.
Short-term planning in English and maths (primary)How can we improve short-term planning in English and maths? We relay advice from three of our associate education experts, and link to examples of the short-term English teaching structures used by three primary schools. We also link to examples of weekly planning grids for English and maths.
Working walls (primary)What are the features of effective working walls? We refer to guidance on the purpose and features of working walls. We also relay advice from one of our associate experts on the impact of working walls on pupils, and link to examples from primary schools.