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Using a single case-study school as a role model, this book provides a framework for practice in primary schools. The school in question succeeds in meeting the Government's objectives within its own set of aims and values. The book describes the school's culture of holism, its use and appreciation of its grounds and environment for learning, and its innovative approaches to curriculum organization.

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The Creative School

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Overview

Using a single case-study school as a role model, this book provides a framework for practice in primary schools. The school in question succeeds in meeting the Government's objectives within its own set of aims and values. The book describes the school's culture of holism, its use and appreciation of its grounds and environment for learning, and its innovative approaches to curriculum organization.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780203437223
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication date: 3/27/2003
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 168
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Introduction 1
1 The Coombes ethos 10
2 Learning through the environment: the creative use of space 20
3 The politics of appropriation 48
4 Curriculum organisation and delivery 67
5 The learning experience 98
6 Coombes as a learning community 123
References 136
Author index 143
Subject index 145
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