Update: Discover our award-winning On-Demand courses and create your online CPD Library.

Creating a Curriculum of Wonder: Irresistible Learning in Special Schools

How do you maintain academic rigour, high expectations, pupil engagement AND meet the wider requirements of children with complex needs? This interactive course will take you through the stages of curriculum design, all with a special needs focus.

  • Achieve irresistible learning
  • Ensure equality of accessibility
  • Build pupil autonomy
  • Empower staff towards creativity
Duration
1 day
Price
£265+VAT
Time
9.15 - 15.30
Available
live-stream icon
recording icon
venue icon

About this course

With an increased focus on curriculum, it is more important than ever to construct curriculum and learning models that benefit all pupils – and nowhere is this more challenging than in special schools, where the needs of pupils are both complex and varied.  How can we create a curriculum that builds in academic progress, supports learning for life skills, engages children in their own areas of interest AND supports the therapeutic needs of each child?  Utilising our experiences with special schools across the UK, supported by our Path to Success, we will take you through all the stages of curriculum Intent, design, Implementation, monitoring and Impact – to focus on moving your children from dependence to greater independence.

This training will:

  • Give teachers a deeper understanding of what it takes to design an engaging curriculum.
  • Look at the skills required to be a successful curriculum leader.
  • Focus on developing cohesion across the curriculum, ensuring flexibility, agility and rigour.
  • Provide you with a range of practical activities to demonstrate what classroom practice may look like.
  • Consider how assessment models can support great learning, not just drive them.
  • Enable your school to continue its journey towards excellence.

 

Audience:

  • Special school senior leaders
  • Special school curriculum leads
  • Special school teachers with responsibility for an area of the school’s curriculum

COVID-19 update

As a direct response to the COVID-19 pandemic we are now live-streaming all of our courses. Please see our livestream dates below. 

We plan to resume in-venue courses as and when government guidelines safely allow us to do so.

Live stream and recorded courses

Live-streamed course. Watch at home, at school or on the go.
LIVE STREAMING
17 June 2021
Online, interactive access.
Watch again for 7 days.
    Live-streamed course. Watch at home, at school or on the go.
    LIVE STREAMING
    08 October 2021
    Online, interactive access.
    Watch again for 7 days.

      Courses at venues

      LEEDS
      21 May 2021
      The Met Hotel, King Street , LEEDS, LS1 2HQ
        BIRMINGHAM
        01 July 2021
        Birmingham Marriott Hotel , 12 Hagley Road, BIRMINGHAM, B16 8SJ
          LONDON
          13 September 2021
          Lancaster Gate Hotel, 66 Lancaster Gate, LONDON, W2 3NA
            DURHAM/NEWCASTLE
            21 October 2021
            Beamish Hall Hotel , Beamish, DURHAM/NEWCASTLE, DH9 0YB
              MANCHESTER
              11 November 2021
              Worsley Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club, Worsley Park, MANCHESTER, M28 2QT
                BIRMINGHAM
                16 December 2021
                Birmingham Marriott Hotel , 12 Hagley Road, BIRMINGHAM, B16 8SJ

                  This course as an INSET Day

                  Our in-service training provides exciting and dynamic ways to inspire, challenge and develop your staff, whether they are Teaching Assistants, Teachers or Senior Leadership.

                  Your first point of contact would be with our Head Office team, who will identify your needs and priorities and ensure that the accompanying training materials we provide are of the very best quality.

                  Like to run this INSET DAY in your school?

                  Send us an enquiry and we will get in touch to talk about your school's requirements.

                  Enquire Now