Building an immersive primary curriculum with Will Reeves

Building an immersive primary curriculum with Will Reeves

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Date(s) - 17/01/2022
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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£25 per person

Whole School Primary Curriculum Development

With Ofsted returning to inspect schools and examine the quality of the education, schools need to ensure that they have a curriculum that is ambitious, coherently planned, sequenced and designed to meet the needs of all learners.

This webinar will demonstrate how a school can create a clear school intent and a curriculum focussing on the development of skills, knowledge and vocabulary across the whole curriculum. This will be an opportunity to discuss what makes a successful ‘Deep Dive’ and effective ways to implement changes to the current provision in place at your school.

This session is for teachers and senior leaders working in a primary school.

Will Reeves the Head of School at Eynsham Community Primary School and is part of the Eynsham Partnership Academy. Eynsham Primary School is a two form entry primary school in West Oxfordshire. The school was judged ‘Good’ in September 2019, prior to this it had been in ‘special measures’ and ‘requires improvement’ for a number of years. Will was instrumental in leading the school through a successful inspection which highlighted the curriculum as a strength. He led a ‘deep dive’ in two subjects where he spoke about the progression of skills and knowledge throughout the school.

Will holds responsibility for the development of the curriculum and has designed one based on the school’s context and needs. More recently, he has been supporting an Oxfordshire school in special measures, providing advice to them about their curriculum and also is providing advice to a small village school in the design of their curriculum.

Will has designed a curriculum based around building on children’s prior learning through the use of Knowledge, Concepts and Vocabulary Organisers (KCVs). Knowledge is the core element of the curriculum he designed and all the curriculum experiences and skills development are centred around subject based knowledge progression. Knowledge acts as ‘building blocks’ of learning, enabling the pupils to make relationships to memory and cognition, providing a basis for ‘higher-order’ thinking. It also ensures carefully considered design of activities, vocabulary, questions and assessment of learning.

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