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For information and guidance about the curriculum offer schools are expected to provide, please see the DfE webpages here. They include information about the ‘national curriculum’ for England to be taught in all local-authority-maintained schools. Requirements to teach religious education (RE) and sex and relationship education (SRE) are also explained.

Ofsted schools research: Ofsted carries out research alongside its main inspection programme to look at specific issues, subjects or policies in more detail. Curriculum intent, implementation and impact have been a key focus over the past few years. The new Education Inspection Framework (EIF) has been informed by this work.

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This conference will provide outstanding learning opportunities linked to topical developments in primary science teaching along side time to talk and share ideas with other primary practitioners.

It will be held at Birmingham City University on 18 June 2020, 9 - 4pm.

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Enthuse partnerships works with groups of 4-8 schools and colleges to develop a bespoke 2-year action plan which includes teacher CPD and free resources. Each partnership receives £10,000 per year over 2 years (£20,000 total).

The focus of the project should be STEM related and each partnership will be supported by a STEM coach.

This is a great opportunty for Solihull schools to work together to develop areas of maths, science, computing and engineering. Enthuse partnerships have worked  with groups of schools focusing on, for example, improving engagement in mathematics for passive girls and are currently keen to work with groups of schools wishing to develop an interleaving, connected curriulum.

For further information contact SEIS senior education improvement adviser, Donna Wright (donnawright@solihull.gov.uk).

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Many children with SEND struggle to learn to read and the considerable attainment gap in reading for children with SEND increases across the key stages.

The HERiSS project will evaluate the effects of a computer-based early reading programme on reading skills for children with special educational needs and disabilities in special schools.

This is the first special school project funded by the Educational Endowment Foundation (EEF).

Please see information sheet below for further details.

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