The Timetable

Well, it’s here! The long awaited timetable. You’ve probably been waiting for it since you optimistically sent your requirements in just before the February half term and now it’s in your hands.  And of course it’s going to be a disappointment because there is no way that your deputy head (or whoever is in charge of making everyone’s dreams come true) has been able to give every year group a single on Monday, a double on Wednesday and another single on Friday. Nor has she been able to make it that your two subject specialists teach all three of your GCSE classes fairly without having a split class.

What do you do?

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Frances Thapen
How to write a new curriculum!

Subject leaders are dealing with changes to subject content, assessment techniques and ideological focus. Some subject leaders will have been working on this new syllabus for the past year, and others may only have just received the necessary materials from their awarding body. For all those subject leaders who find themselves without a syllabus for September Y10 lessons this is my guide to subject planning.

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Frances Thapen