Heather Fearn and Jonathan Keay, Her Majesty’s Inspectors from Ofsted’s curriculum team, discuss some key points about what primary subject leaders (especially small primary schools) can expect from deep dives. This blog builds on our previous blog about the simple …
Despite the challenges of the last two years, staff are reviewing and renewing their curriculums. Subject leaders are working closely with teachers to shape a clear journey of the knowledge they want pupils to know.
Chris Russell, National Director for Education, on our return to routine inspection and the COVID context.
Iain Freeland HMI, Ofsted’s subject lead for geography, discusses our geography subject inspections.
Michael Wardle HMI, Ofsted’s subject lead for languages, discusses our language subject inspections.
Tim Jenner HMI, Ofsted’s subject lead for history, talks about the findings from our history subject inspections.
Sean Harford HMI, National Director for Education, talks about Ofsted’s curriculum transition arrangements and announces an extension.
Sean Harford HMI, National Director for Education, discusses how we’ll be judging the curriculum and whether length of key stage matters.
Mike Sheridan, our Regional Director for London, talks about our new education inspection framework and how we’ll inspect the curriculum in the smallest schools.
What do we mean by 'intent'? Intent is about what leaders intend pupils to learn. It’s as simple as that. Intent is everything up to the point at which teaching happens.