Archive for August, 2010
Organised by David Allen, from the Midland’s Actors Theatre, in partnership with maths teacher Ross Currie, this report details their work with a class of Year 8 students at Turves Green Boys’ Technology College, Birmingham. Using moe they created a Roller Coaster design company commissioned by a theme park to invent a new ride for their theme park and to frame the student’s maths curriculum for meaningful and engaging learning.
For more than 50 years teachers have been watching Dorothy Heathcote at work trying to emulate her way with drama in the classroom. This important film documents her life and work featuring film from the Newcastle University archive and interviews with teachers influenced by her legacy.
For over 40 years, Gavin Bolton has been a leading figure in Drama in Education. His publications cover all aspects of young people’s educational drama and this selection of his key writings provides insight into the major areas of his theory and practice.
This attachement is the 2010 HMI Survey on Curriculum used in the most successful schools inspected by ofsted – “Curriculum design, personalisation and raising standards” Evidence from ofsted, Robin Hammerton HMI, National Adviser – Personalisation
Robin Hammerton HMI (author and leader of the team of Her Majesties Inspectorate for Schools in England and Wales) outlines the findings of the impact survey of primary schools in the past 3 years with a focus on finding out how the most successful schools teach the curriculum.