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A Transformative
Curriculum For All
Tom Sherrington
Headteacher
Highbury Grove School
@headguruteacher
Comprehensive Ideals
What does a comprehensive curriculum look like…?
Social Justice, Cultural Capital,
Character Education, Raising the Bar???
• Grammar =
Knowledge
• Dialectic =
Exploration
• Rhetoric =
Communication
Enacted curriculum; pedagogy
Teaching and Learning Priorities for 2015/6
• Behaviour for Learning
• Speaking: structured speech events and
routines
• L...
Cultural Capital
PP Funding supporting, core entitlements
Y6—>Y7: British Museum Family Learning Project
Y7: Paris – Langu...
Highbury Grove Historical Hundred…
…Grammar, Dialectic (logos) and
Rhetoric…..
……….physical challenges that are
authentic, that stretch each child,
and give ...
The National Baccalaureate
Why a National Bacc?
• Bridging the academic-technical divide
• Creating Pathways to Success for all learners.
• Reducing ...
The National Baccalaureate @Highbury Grove
Final Baccalaureate Transcript.
Core Entitlement/ Requirements
Three Core A Lev...
Comprehensive Ideals in the Curriculum. Education Festival 2015
Comprehensive Ideals in the Curriculum. Education Festival 2015
Comprehensive Ideals in the Curriculum. Education Festival 2015
Comprehensive Ideals in the Curriculum. Education Festival 2015
Comprehensive Ideals in the Curriculum. Education Festival 2015
Comprehensive Ideals in the Curriculum. Education Festival 2015
Comprehensive Ideals in the Curriculum. Education Festival 2015
Comprehensive Ideals in the Curriculum. Education Festival 2015
Comprehensive Ideals in the Curriculum. Education Festival 2015
Comprehensive Ideals in the Curriculum. Education Festival 2015
Comprehensive Ideals in the Curriculum. Education Festival 2015
Comprehensive Ideals in the Curriculum. Education Festival 2015
Comprehensive Ideals in the Curriculum. Education Festival 2015
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Comprehensive Ideals in the Curriculum. Education Festival 2015

  1. 1. A Transformative Curriculum For All Tom Sherrington Headteacher Highbury Grove School @headguruteacher Comprehensive Ideals
  2. 2. What does a comprehensive curriculum look like…?
  3. 3. Social Justice, Cultural Capital, Character Education, Raising the Bar???
  4. 4. • Grammar = Knowledge • Dialectic = Exploration • Rhetoric = Communication Enacted curriculum; pedagogy
  5. 5. Teaching and Learning Priorities for 2015/6 • Behaviour for Learning • Speaking: structured speech events and routines • Literacy: explicit teaching of reading, writing and subject specific language • Feedback policy and practice; making feedback count, closing the gap • Explicit knowledge: what should be known; how it should be learned • Assignments
  6. 6. Cultural Capital PP Funding supporting, core entitlements Y6—>Y7: British Museum Family Learning Project Y7: Paris – Language, overseas travel, culture Y8: Ypres – Battlefields, history, Y9: Outward Bound
  7. 7. Highbury Grove Historical Hundred…
  8. 8. …Grammar, Dialectic (logos) and Rhetoric….. ……….physical challenges that are authentic, that stretch each child, and give them experiences they would not otherwise get…
  9. 9. The National Baccalaureate
  10. 10. Why a National Bacc? • Bridging the academic-technical divide • Creating Pathways to Success for all learners. • Reducing the emphasis on examinations at 16 • Giving value to Personal Development within the curriculum. • Locating issues of examination reliability and validity in a broader context. • Giving value to extended personal study outside the confines of examinations. • Providing incentives to develop post-GCSE Maths and English qualifications. • Providing coherent and consistent information regarding candidates’ achievements and personal development to universities and employers
  11. 11. The National Baccalaureate @Highbury Grove Final Baccalaureate Transcript. Core Entitlement/ Requirements Three Core A Levels or BTECs Extended Project (EPQ) Personal Development Programme: 150 Hours: Community, Physical, Creative, Cultural Completion of KS4 Best 8 GCSEs with Ma/En Additional A Levels Additional Qualifications and Achievements

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