Tag Archives: National Curriculum

Spotlight on the NUT donation:“Miss, the rabbit ate the ‘floating ‘apple! The case against SATs. A Report on the 1991 Key Stage 1 SATs by the National Union of Teachers.”

Last winter we received a wonderful donation from the National Union of Teachers (NUT), which included 380 pamphlet boxes containing material published by the NUT itself and many other organisations operating in the areas of education, children and families. Over … Continue reading

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Favourite subjects versus relevant curriculum?

When I glanced through one of our new acquisitions – a book which analyses the success of Japan’s educational system – a list of pupils’ favourite subjects struck me. Both elementary and middle school students had voiced a preference for … Continue reading

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The Primary Curriculum that never was…

In January 2008, the then Secretary of State for Education, Ed Balls asked Sir Jim Rose to lead an independent review of the Primary national curriculum. This was an enormous undertaking – views were collected from over 1500 organisations, local … Continue reading

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