Approaches to teaching core life skills (secondary)Build core life skills into your curriculum to help prepare your pupils for the next stage of their lives. Find out about different approaches to do this, and how you might measure the impact of teaching these skills.
Curriculum models: progress 8How can curriculum models reflect progress 8? In this article we look at how schools have adapted their curriculum offers in preparation for the progress 8 measure. We also relay advice on planning your curriculum in light of the secondary accountability reforms.
Developing a post-16 skills-based study programmeAre there any examples of post-16 programmes of study for pupils with SEN? We link to examples of skills-based curriculum programmes from special schools, specifically for post-16 students with special educational needs (SEN).
Timetabling: achieving value for money (secondary)How can we determine whether our timetable delivers value for money? This article relays advice from three of our associate education experts, who suggest ways to achieve cost-effective timetabling. It also points to guidance about timetable efficiencies in MATs and federations.
Work experience: guidanceUpdatedWork experience isn’t statutory at Key Stage 4, but is expected at Key Stage 5. Familiarise yourself with guidance on work experience, including expectations during the coronavirus period and how to make it work for pupils with SEN, and take a look at what some schools do.