To examine the extent to which weekly plans are significant in developing curriculum

Aim

To examine the extent to which weekly plans are significant in developing and modifying the curriculum.

Evidence and reflection

Over the course of a term or half term, note the ways in which weekly plans are used as a ‘thinking tool’ by staff? You might:

Note the ways in which weekly plans are developed through staff team meetings.

Record changes to weekly plans that come about through staff discussion.

Note any involvement of the head teacher or a member of the senior management team in developing the content of weekly planning.

Extension

Make a record of changes to medium-term planning that are made at the end of a unit of work. Can these changes be traced back to discussions surrounding the weekly plans?