Governors and curriculum matters

Governing Matters

On 11th June 2019 governors (Jo Penn, Jane Owen,  Fee Stag and I) attended “Curriculum Thinking: Three Masterclasses which had presentations from Mary Myatt,Tom Sherrington and John Tomsett. I would like to thank Mary, Tom and John for inviting. As we self-fund most of our CPD, this generous invitation was greatly appreciated. I am going to write about what I think will be of interest to governors.

The first presentation was by the wonderful Mary. She started by saying that wrong priorities and focusing on SATs had resulted in a narrow curriculum. I would urge governors to ask questions around the curriculum offer. Are you sure your school is offering broad and balanced curriculum? All children deserve to be taught a rich, broad and balanced curriculum and governors can ensure this by asking questions of our school leaders. As governors are you certain…

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