Karl Templeman, Headteacher at Somerset Progressive School, discusses with QA Education the benefits that the International Primary Curriculum can deliver for teachers looking to increase flexibility and deliver more for their pupils.
International Primary Curriculum Q&A
1. What is the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) and how many UK schools use it?
Claire Crichton-Allen, Curriculum Lead for Science at Matthew Moss High School in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, explains how and why the app Tassomai can help secure pupils’ knowledge of the basics…
Academy conversion can be an incredibly complex process – one that requires a great deal of thought before you venture into it. Deciding whether or not your school or college is ready to convert can take time, and can also involve many discussions with your governing body and stakeholders.
A basic understanding of scientific concepts, processes, and ways of thinking is critical for students to succeed in the world of today and tomorrow. According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s 2014 report on the results of the international PISA 2012 science assessment, “An understanding of science and technology is central to a young person’s preparedness for life in modern society.”