To investigate the approach to whole school curriculum planning in your school


To investigate the approach to whole‑school curriculum planning in your school.

Evidence and reflection

Insights on this are likely to come from two main sources – documents and discussion. Begin by studying available policy statements and schemes of work – it may be sensible to do this for just one subject area. Then ask the headteacher if she or he could talk to you about how whole‑school planning has taken the form which it does and how they see it evolving. Write a concise summary of the position.


Consider what the implications of the approach to whole‑school planning are for you. How does it and will it impact on your plans for classroom teaching?