Art and DT Leader Curriculum Support

The new Ofsted Inspection Framework marks a significant shift in focus, but what does this mean for your school? This three-part training tells you everything you need to know about the Framework, from the perspective of Art and DT leadership.

  • Summarise what Ofsted expects in these important foundation subjects
  • Guide you through the ‘Three Is’ - Intent Implementation and Impact
  • Provide dozens of practical and powerful approaches that will help you develop evaluate and sustain high standards in Art and DT

About this INSET

2019 marked a big shift in Ofsted focus: not ‘away from’ English and Maths, but certainly to shine a stronger light on foundation subjects. What does that mean for you as an Art or DT coordinator?

This three-part training gives you guidance and advice, provides you with dozens of practical ideas, and suggests ways that you might monitor, evaluate and above all sustain high standards in Art and DT.

Part 1 sets out the expectations, inspection guidance, and overarching views of excellent curriculum design. It will cover:

  • OFSTED’s view of curriculum quality;
  • How to articulate your vision and values;
  • How to make your Art and DT curriculums pupil-focused and school-centric;
  • Ways to raise the profile of Art and DT, and standards within them.

Part 2 looks at how you might implement your vision for Art and DT. It will cover:

  • What it means to lead Art or DT in the new Framework;
  • What to expect from a ‘Deep Dive’;
  • How to share and embed expectations;
  • Assessment and monitoring strategies that enhance pupil outcomes;
  • How to understand and embed cultural capital;
  • How to establish equality of accessibility.

Part 3 looks at ways to judge the impact of your school’s Art and DT curriculums. It will cover:

  • Establishing and evidencing Impact;
  • Creating challenge;
  • Maintaining consistency;
  • Planning for the future, supporting staff, and CPD.

This INSET is appropriate for primary schools.

  • Heads, deputies and other senior leaders
  • Art or DT coordinators / leaders
  • Governors with curriculum responsibility

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