Towards a Standards-Based Curriculum: A Toolkit for Primary Schools in England

Towards a Standards-Based Curriculum: A Toolkit for Primary Schools in England

by Mr Jazz C Williams
     
 
Towards a Standards-Based Curriculum offers England's primary schools a guide to implementing the National Curriculum for 2014, focusing on the revised programme of study for Mathematics, English and Science at Key Stage 1 and 2.
  • School leadership, management and classroom teachers will learn how a standards-based curriculum functions and the implications for
  • Overview

    Towards a Standards-Based Curriculum offers England's primary schools a guide to implementing the National Curriculum for 2014, focusing on the revised programme of study for Mathematics, English and Science at Key Stage 1 and 2.

  • School leadership, management and classroom teachers will learn how a standards-based curriculum functions and the implications for assessment. Two chapters, 'Assessing Without Levels' and 'Assessment Plans', contain the tools for establishing school-based assessment to monitor the impact of teaching on learning and achievement. This book guides the reader through making sense of curriculum standards and developing appropriate pedagogical responses.
  • Complete medium-term planning for Mathematics covering Year 1 to Year 6 is featured in the book. A systematic and cumulative programme to support teaching basic number facts and concepts in Year 1 forms part of the curriculum and assessment materials. Standards-based unit plans for English and Science (with alignment to the QCA Scheme of Work) offer starting points for a school and teachers engaged in meeting new statutory requirements.
  • This book provides the essentials for classroom teachers, subject leaders and those interested in translating the National Curriculum for 2014 into practice.
  • Towards a Standards-Based Curriculum provides all of the essentials for successfully engaging the standards-based reform of the primary curriculum.

  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9781491263518
    Publisher:
    CreateSpace Publishing
    Publication date:
    08/02/2013
    Pages:
    298
    Product dimensions:
    6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.62(d)

    Meet the Author

    Jazz Carl Williams holds Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and has experience as a classroom teacher and in school leadership and management. He currently holds a leadership position within a state primary school where he is responsible for curriculum and assessment. In addition, he is a qualified and registered specialist teacher for literacy difficulties and dyslexia. J C Williams has written for the peer-reviewed journal, Literacy (UK Literacy Association, Wiley-Blackwell) and has a professional and academic background in literacy, language and learning holding a variety of postgraduate qualifications in these areas. He continues to develop academically and professionally, currently engaged in research into the construct of reading comprehension and inference in assessment tools.

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