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DEVELOPING A CREATIVE CURRICULUM IN A GROWTH MINDSET SCHOOL

DEVELOPING A CREATIVE CURRICULUM IN A GROWTH MINDSET SCHOOL

The next stage for schools who have had growth mindset training

Date: 16 March 2017
Venue: 24 Greencoat Place, London, SW1P 1RD
Fee: £299 for single delegates / £249 for multiple delegates (£50 saving)

In this practical workshop, learn how to design and implement a creative curriculum that develops creative, confident and resilient learners.  Discover what a creative curriculum looks like in 2017-2018 and how it develops outstanding learning.  This workshop will be full of project ideas for key stages 1-3, with guidance on how to provide feedback and assess project work to deliver progress and mastery of key skills.

IN THIS PRACTICAL WORKSHOP…

  • Take growth mindset to the next level and embed a creative curriculum on a whole-school level
  • Learn how to put growth mindset at the heart of curriculum planning
  • Pick up ideas for self-directed projects that deliver progress in literacy, numeracy and oracy skills
  • Take away ideas for homework that inspires children and pushes them outside their comfort zones
  • Design and deliver cross-curricular projects hat raise expectations
  • Learn how to feedback on and assess project work in line with national measures

The workshop will run as an open course from March 2017 onwards in London and other regions. BOOK HERE>  Also available as INSET.

TAKE HOME…

  • Project ideas, lesson ideas and resources
  • Workshop PowerPoint slides
  • An action plan and timeline for embedding your new curriculum
  • A hard back copy of GROW – a book on developing a growth mindset

WORKSHOP PROGRAMME:

10:00 WORKSHOP OPENS
Why a creative curriculum is so important for 2017-18 and what it looks like

  • Understanding the wider context and new expectations
  • Brief overview of the mastery curriculum: what is statutory and where can schools build in creativity?
  • What does a creative curriculum look like and how does it develop outstanding learning?
Putting growth mindset principles at the heart of planning

  • Recapping growth mindset principles and strategies
  • Promoting social and emotional aspects of the curriculum
  • Encouraging pupils to be brave and independent
Designing and implementing project work

  • Self-directed projects that deliver progress in literacy and numeracy
  • Self-directed projects that develop pupils’ communication skills in line with the new Oracy Skills Framework through project based learning
  • Cross-curricular projects: design and delivery
  • Facilitating effective teamwork and ensuring all children take ownership
  • Homework that inspires children and pushes them out of their comfort zones
13:00 Lunch
Practical exercises: teachers create project work they can take into the classroom
Reflection, feedback and assessment of project work

  • Provoking lines of enquiry in a lesson
  • Feedback that helps children develop a growth mindset
  • Marking and assessment: assessing project work in line with national measures
Embedding a creative curriculum on a whole-school level

  • Winning the hearts and minds of other teachers
  • Building creative curriculum planning and growth mindset strategies into CPD
Action plan and timeline to embed a creative curriculum at your school
16:30 Workshop close

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