Key Stage 3 – A Vital Piece in the Curriculum Jigsaw (Online)

£295.00

We look at why Key Stage 3 is in the spotlight as OFSTED and policy makers focus on ensuring all schools create the evidence that there is seamless learning from year 6 to year 9 and beyond.

Key Stage 3 – Seamless Learning as a Springboard to Key Stage 4 and Beyond

 

How will this course benefit you?

This highly regarded training course is an opportunity to reflect on how to plan a pedagogical journey that builds on the learning in the primary phase and develops the knowledge and skills learners need to achieve at Key Stage 4 and beyond. We look at why Key Stage 3 is in the spotlight as OFSTED and policy makers focus on ensuring all schools create the evidence that there is seamless learning from year 6 to year 9 and beyond.

 

What will be covered in the course?

  • A review of the latest OFSTED handbook for schools and what schools should have in place in order to ensure seamless learning from year 6 to year 7 and throughout Key Stage 3 
  • A focus on the sequencing of the curriculum and how to ensure that what has been taught in years 5 and 6 dovetails into what is taught in years 7,8 and 9
  • A review of the depth of knowledge and complexity of skills that pupils should acquire as part of a key stage 3 curriculum 
  • An examination of how the curriculum is assessed as part of a continuum of learning throughout Key Stage 3 and as a springboard for deeper learning in Key Stage 4 and beyond
  • Building a consensus of what works well and what needs to change through goal setting and prioritising in order to define the vision and intent for a future Key stage 3 curriculum that delivers consistency and continuity

 

Who is this course for?

  • Senior leaders and policy makers who want to review the strategy for curriculum content and teaching and learning in this crucial stage of education
  • Key Stage 3 leaders and managers who will be responsible for implementing any planned changes to the curriculum, models of assessment and teaching and learning strategies
  • Year 7, 8 and 9 tutors who need to have a good understanding of the content and value of the curriculum at key stage 3
  • Heads of curriculum planning and heads of subject or faculty who will benefit from an opportunity to share ideas and have time to review and plan how to build a robust key stage 3 offer for their subject that dovetails into all learning and that ensures learners make significant progress and exceed expectations by the time they leave year 11

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