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Condensed Key Stage 3 curriculum: pros and cons
Why would schools condense the Key Stage (KS) 3 curriculum? We outline the potential advantages and disadvantages of condensing the KS3 curriculum. We also include case studies of schools with a two-year KS3, and link to findings from the National Curriculum review on condensing KS3.
- Are schools allowed to condense KS3?
- Findings from the National Curriculum review
- Possible advantages of a condensed KS3 curriculum
- Possible disadvantages of a condensed KS3 curriculum
- Condensed KS3 curriculum: timetabling & staffing considerations
- Case study: focusing on pupil outcomes
- Case study: raising pupil aspiration through personalisation
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