Recently Matthew Purves , the Deputy Director for Schools, set out OFSTED latest thinking on deep dives in primary schools. He makes reference a number of times to what that means in history. Here are some of the highlights for you to ponder. ‘A deep dive…...Read more
How refreshing it was to listen to Amanda Spielman's analysis of what is wrong with the curriculum in English schools. In a nutshell: too little thinking about the curriculum and too much testing. This has been said, not just by people like me, for the...Read more
I was interested in Nick Gibb's view of English teaching which he reported in today's speech, and wondered whether it applied equally to history at KS3Read more
I do question why, when I am on school visits, I see teachers in the first 3 years of secondary...