1400 - 1645 | Online
About Curriculum Forums
The SWIFT Curriculum Forum brings together curriculum leaders that have responsibility for building curriculums in schools and trusts. Curriculum Forums are termly events that cover four aspects of curriculum:
Part A - Keynote Speakers
Kat Howard | Leading Principles for Curriculum Development
In this session, Kat will share key insights as part of her work with schools and Trusts to create the conditions that enable meaningful curriculum development. Colleagues should expect to take away practical strategies to undertake in-house curriculum review and supportive processes to ensure that all staff consider how their everyday work has implications for the effectiveness of the curriculum.
Dr Marlon Moncrieffe | Approaches to Decolonising Curriculum Knowledge
Marlon will share his research work concerning decolonising curriculum knowledge (primary school history curriculum aims and contents). He will also discuss his engagements with UK Parliament and the House of Commons Education committee in sharing this work. Also, his work with the Chartered College of Teaching, and some of the resources that they have created in championing inclusive and equitable approaches to education, teaching and learning.
Part B - Workshops
Holly Pennington | Early Years | Language Led Learning – closing the word gap in the Early Years
Amy Le Bredonchel | Primary | Curriculum Design: Knowing, Thinking and Communicating
Ruhaina Alford | Primary | Whose Culture has Capital? Approaches to diversifying your curriculum to prepare children to be global citizens
Toni Smyth | Primary | Supporting primary schools to transform PE experiences for EVERY child, teacher and family
Anthony Lees | Primary | Approaches to Formative Assessment in Primary Computing
Matt Pennington | Primary | How can Cognitive Science Drive Greater Outcomes for Early Readers?
Annabel Skelton | Secondary | 'Book Club': The Jewel in the English Curriculum Crown
Jason Scott | Secondary | Design of Humanities Curricula
Tom Graham | Secondary | Prioritising the curriculum at a whole-school level
Harriet Marshall | Crossphase | A curriculum that prepares for life, learning and work through the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals
To book your place please complete the registration form by clicking the booking button below.
The event is free to colleagues from SWIFT Member schools and £50 to colleagues from other schools.
If you have any questions, please contact Nicky Sheppard