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Implementing the New English Curriculum (Primary)

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Be 100% ready to deliver the new, rigorous national curriculum post-September 2014
Know Ofsted’s 2015 focus for Outstanding:
progress over time
your impact on learning
Leave armed with:
assessment models to track progress without levels
expert planning advice
flexible lesson ideas

Barbara Conridge Barbara Conridge has over twenty five years’ experience as a subject leader, advisory teacher and curriculum adviser for English and Assessment. She is currently an education consultant and Primary Chair of the National Association for the Teaching of English, and is an accredited APP assessor. Barbara’s passion for helping young children develop their language and literacy skills has dominated her teaching career. Barbara has extensive experience of the new English curriculum through her involvement and discussions with national organisations, including the Department for Education when the curriculum was created.

Joe Walsh Joe has over thirty years’ experience in education as a teacher, inspector, adviser and consultant. He has extensive experience of supporting primary schools in developing the English curriculum and improving teaching and learning. Joe strongly believes in an imaginative and creative curriculum and he focuses on providing practical and engaging strategies for planning and teaching the new primary curriculum.

Be prepared for the most significant curriculum changes since 1988

Investigate the new Programme of Study for KS1 and KS2

Unpick the new KS2 SATs

Clarify Ofsted’s latest Outstanding criteria

Confirm timelines for teaching different year groups

A step-by-step guide for smooth implementation

Identify the key issues arising from the new Curriculum

Audit and adapt existing schemes of work

Choose what is best to teach under new freedoms

Balance the new curriculum with creative approaches

Ensure a smooth transition between the key stages to enable progression

Set up assessment processes to support the new curriculum

Use dynamic tactics to embed change

Activities and strategies to teach new English content and to:

  • Encourage ‘reading for pleasure’

  • Use existing provision to meet new requirements

  • Promote greater rigour in SPaG

  • Develop fluency with new 5-step writing process

  • Uncover spaces in new NC to develop spoken language


£ 289.00 +VAT
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Course Dates

  • 18th November 2014
  • 24th November 2014

    Almost Full

  • 25th November 2014
    Ilford, Essex
  • 9th March 2015
  • 12th March 2015
  • 23rd March 2015
  • 24th March 2015
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"I personally gained an enormous amount from the course and in the observation I had the following week was given Outstanding.Many thanks!"
Grace Stamper, Pudsey Grangefield Schooll