Curriculum Narratives in Science: What’s the story?

Curriculum narratives can play an important role in teaching and learning. They give structure, ensuring that concepts are taught in a logical squence, and help students to see connections between what they’ve already learned, what they’re learning now and what they’ll learn in the future. When designing the Oxford Smart Curriculum for Key Stage 3 Science, we wanted to be clear where KS3 fitted into the narrative of learning science in the context of the whole school science journey from KS1 to post 16.

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Confusing Concentrations

By Sam Holyman Are you concentrating at the end of term?  At school we are getting ready for the new academic year, sorting labs, stock taking and making sure everything is labelled.  And concentration has become the hot topic of debate! We use the term concentration all the time, and in everyday life this gets […]

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