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Ofsted: Geography subject report

22 September 2023

Ofsted's new subject report is now published, looking at how geography is being taught in England's schools. This report explores common strengths and weaknesses in the geography education seen in…

Using number lines in KS2

20 September 2023

NCETM explore how number lines can be used at KS2 to support children to develop a greater understanding of the linear number system and prepare them for secondary maths. In…

NCETM: Maths vocabulary podcast

9 September 2023

‘Subject-specific vocabulary is a real area for us to continue to develop in school’ – sound familiar? Listen to this discussion with Usworth Colliery Primary to find out how they…

Curriculum and subject leadership: Ofsted video

29 August 2023

Ofsted have released another video in their series to support schools in preparing for inspection. This webinar for schools focuses on how subject leaders are involved in Ofsted inspections. His Majesty's…

New plan to deliver high quality PE and sport for all pupils

19 July 2023

The government has confirmed a two-year plan to boost quality and equal access to PE and sport. The School Sport and Activity Action Plan will support teachers and schools to…

NECTM podcast: Maths vocabulary

17 July 2023

A primary maths lead in an area of high social and economic deprivation explains how a mastery approach to teaching precise mathematical vocabulary is giving pupils in her school a…

Ofsted subject report series: history

16 July 2023

An Ofsted subject report on the quality of history teaching in the schools inspected in England was published on 13th July 2023. This subject report evaluates the common strengths and…

Ofsted maths subject review published

15 July 2023

A new subject report into maths teaching, Coordinating mathematical success, was published by Ofsted on 13th July 2023. The full review identifies a range of points, including: Developing a mathematics curriculum…

5 minute subject knowledge videos on KS2 history topics.

17 June 2023

Free subject knowledge videos for primary school teachers. In under five minutes. From Meno Academy. KS2 history topics available: Roman Britain Vikings Early Islamic Civilisation Shang Dynasty Mayan Civilisation Prehistoric…

Ofsted release summer webinar dates

13 June 2023

This summer Ofsted will be running webinars on: Curriculum and subject leadership (28th June 4-5pm) Early years in schools (3rd July 4-5pm) The first webinar will look at how subject…

Get ready for National Fieldwork Fortnight

23 May 2023

The Geographical Association (GA) is encouraging schools to take part in National Fieldwork Fortnight, from 26th June to 7th July 2023. Fieldwork is an essential part of a geographical education. It enables…

Ten top tips for being an effective subject leader in a primary school

16 May 2023

There are a few different routes into subject leadership. You may be a subject leader because you have a passion for that subject, and/or a wealth of experience in that…

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