Episode 16 of The Curriculum examines the curriculum requirements for building vocabulary and offers advice to teachers. Host Melanie Moore talks to Amy McCaw and Caroline Pudner – both primary teachers, English specialists and Cornerstones Consultants.
Episode 15 of The Curriculum explores how English can be taught across the curriculum in primary schools, with host Melanie Moore talking to Amy McCaw, primary teacher, English specialist and Cornerstones consultant. Issues discussed include what English across the curriculum looks like, the benefits of this approach and practical advice for teachers.
Episode 14 of The Curriculum explores the place and importance of history in the primary curriculum, with host Melanie Moore talking to Al Ritchie, primary teacher, history specialist and Cornerstones consultant. Issues explored include the importance of history, how to teach chronology and overcoming barriers to teacher expertise.
Episode 13 of The Curriculum explores the place and importance of science in the primary curriculum, with host Melanie Moore talking to Dr Fran Barnes, expert in primary science and author of the Love to Investigate series. Issues explored include the importance of science, how to overcome barriers to teaching science and teacher expertise.
Episode 12 of The Curriculum is the second episode with special guest, Hywel Roberts. He talks about his ‘Imagineering’ work with schools and how this pedagogy can set teachers imaginations free to create exciting learning. It’s fascinating to hear Hywel talk us through his ideas, so it’s a big thank you to him for joining us on the show for the second time.
Most early years practitioners recognise continuous provision as the resources they offer children as part of an enabling environment, or the resources that are safe for children to explore independently. It is both these things, but it is important to remember that continuous provision is not just provision that is continually accessible; it is also… Read more
The Cornerstones Curriculum is a skills and knowledge-based curriculum with a creative edge. But what does that mean? Imaginative Learning Projects The Cornerstones Curriculum is based on more than 80 Imaginative Learning Projects. We call these ILPs. Each ILP has an overarching theme linked to a national curriculum subject. In addition to the main subject focus,… Read more