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Today I had the joy of stumbling upon a brilliant poem by John Agard whilst working my day job as an English TA. The poem not only stroked my history grad ego (it’s always nice to look at a piece of literature and know a little about the figures mentioned) but also captures in its essence… 648 more words
The programmes of study for English and mathematics have today been published for consultation. The consultation will run until the 3rd February 2014
The Education Secretary’s ministerial statement says that ‘The programme of study in mathematics at key stage 4 is more challenging. 102 more words
Now admittedly it isn’t until next year and it’s for primary not secondary school children (and one might legitimately suppose the subject might be better understood by slightly older children), but – and it is a whopping BUT – the people who administer the National Curriculum have actually done something original and positive. 684 more words
My son recently had a poetry assignment for English Year 7.
The assignment itself was interesting, though in my opinion quite difficult for that age group. 503 more words
The focus on digital literacy comes at a time when huge changes to the national curriculum guidelines for teaching ICT (now Computing) have been made, giving more weight to the acquisition of programming and coding skills and the creation of digital technologies than the previous curriculum’s focus on children as consumers of software.