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Creating an Outstanding KS5 Curriculum

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This new course designed for senior leaders with responsibilities for Curriculum/ Teaching and Learning, and subjects Heads of Departments. The course includes a detailed examination of high quality curriculum structure, planning, programming, the journey through Years 12 and 13, and includes key Essentials, key Concepts, the wider curriculum or ‘super-curriculum’, assessment, marking, feedback, excellent study skills and habits and finally exam preparation.

The need to balance creative freedom with academic rigour will be discussed, proven curriculum approaches to stretch and challenge able students will be discussed as well as curriculum planning for the weaker or under-confident student. The course aims to empower teachers to reexamine their current KS5 Curriculum, ultimately to improve student attainment at A-Level while at the same time maintaining consistently high standards. Delegates will take away a thorough understanding of the key essentials of curriculum design principles and processes and how to apply them effectively to create a coherent, flexible and enriched A-Level curriculum for their subject. Delegates will gain a thorough understanding of the key essentials and how to effectively create a coherent, flexible and enriched KS5 curriculum and take away methods to establish the key pillars and concepts from the start of Year 12.


  • Learn more about how to build in the ‘wider’; enriched curriculum into your overall curriculum map
  • Find out more about how to ensure wider, or super-curriculum impacts directly to enhance, broaden and deepen student learning and achievement
  • Strengthen your ability to track and monitor student progress, identifying areas for improvement and intervention.
  • Take away innovatory approaches to fuse historical, social culture context into in-depth learning
  • Establish a diverse, broad curriculum, which is cohesive and flows as an active journey through Years 12 and 13.



London | Thursday 07 December 2023

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London | Thursday 07 December 2023

This course, tailored to suit, can be delivered in your school. Discuss this further with our CPD team on 01625 532974 or click below to make an enquiry.


Guy Rands is an experienced educational senior leader of 21 years, having managed colleagues in both secondary and primary sectors as well as in maintained and independent schools. With long-standing research interests in conflict management, negotiation and  mediation, Guy has successfully resolved many complex conflicts in his own schools but also acted as a third-party mediator in other settings. Known for his effective communication skills and ability to foster collaboration, Guy is dedicated to equipping individuals and organisations with the tools and knowledge to navigate and resolve conflicts constructively  


  • MATS, Trust and Alliance CEOs
  • Principals, Headteachers and Vice-Principals
  •  Senior Leadership Teams
  • School Governors
  • Personnel Managers
  • Heads of Safeguarding


  • A specially prepared folder of detailed notes, practical advice and guidance
  • Notes prepared by the educational experts leading the course
  • Expert produced PowerPoint presentations
  • CPD Certificate of attendance

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