In September 2019, Ofsted published a revised version of its School and Early Years Inspection Handbook, officially launching its updated framework. The cause of much debate during the framework consultation process which began at the beginning of the year is the term “cultural capital”.
What is cultural capital?
Cultural capital isn’t a new phrase. It’s been around since the 1960s when...Read More
Uncover the wonders of The Maya with a fascinating school visit to Cadbury World, linked to KS2 Ancient Civilisations curriculum.
This interactive educational session on The Maya enhances learning outside of the classroom as pupils discover this fascinating ancient civilisation. The session complements a tour of Cadbury World, which features the Mayan peoples’ involvement in the early...Read More
All schools in England must be able to demonstrate how well they support children’s spiritual, moral, social and cultural development. This is something that is of particular importance to Ofsted.These aspects of education teach pupils to understand, be part of and contribute to their local and global communities. SMSC helps pupils to define who they are, the part they play in the world, and...Read More
There is a wide variety of educational school trips for primary pupils across the U.K., each with its own benefits and learning outcomes, and linking to different subject areas. So how do you decide where to go? What will bring your pupils the most value? Where will they find the most inspiration, motivation and engagement? We took a look at our own database of school trip ideas (all of which...Read More