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).
Providing an effective vocational education (secondary)How can we provide an effective vocational education? We relay advice from three of our associate experts on how schools can provide an effective vocational offer at KS4 and develop vocational skills across the curriculum. We also look at how schools can keep costs manageable.
Teaching core life skills (secondary)How can we deliver effective provision for the teaching of core life skills? In this article, we relay advice from three of our associate experts on how the teaching of core life skills can be built into the curriculum, and how the impact of teaching these skills can be measured.
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: guidanceWork experience isn’t statutory at Key Stage 4, but is expected at Key Stage 5. Familiarise yourself with guidance on this, including how to make this work for pupils with SEN, and take a look at what some schools do.