In order to be a successful primary teacher you need a clear understanding of good teaching practice across the subjects that make up the primary curriculum.
This second edition has been fully updated to include key points from the 2014 National Curriculum in England, balancing a clear discussion of the principles behind high quality teaching with the requirements of current policy. An emphasis on creative approaches supports you in developing inspiring cross-curricular practice in your classroom.
New to this edition:
- Links to the 2014 National Curriculum in England in every chapter
- Case studies in every chapter provide useful examples of creative teaching in each curriculum subject
- Expanded coverage on assessment and planning
This is essential reading for students on primary initial teacher education courses, including university-based (PGCE, PGDE, BA QTS, BEd), school-based (SCITT, School Direct, Teach First) and employment-based routes into teaching.
This book situates UK education within the current and global of educational change. It provides new and experienced teachers with a research-focused history of the national curriculum up to the present day.