The school curriculum

  • Careers guidance: statutory requirements
    Understand what you and your school need to do to provide compulsory careers guidance for pupils in years 8 to 13, while meeting Ofsted's 'personal development' requirements.
  • 'Cultural capital’: expanding narrow definitions
    'Cultural capital' doesn't have to be limited to culture that's mostly white, middle-class and male. Find out how your school can provide your pupils with cultural capital that celebrates all cultures and values diversity, to prepare them for life in modern Britain.
  • Cultural capital: what it is and how to monitor it
    Get a handle on what ‘cultural capital’ means and how Ofsted will consider it as part of your school’s quality of education. Find out what questions you can ask your school leaders so you feel confident pupils are prepared for life in modern Britain.
  • Curriculum reports: how to get the information you need
    Ofsted's 2019 inspection framework has put curriculum in the spotlight, so regular briefings on your school's offering should be on your agenda. Find out what to ask your school leaders to include in these reports, and what questions to ask them.
  • Curriculum requirements: academies
    If your school's reviewing or updating its curriculum, find out what needs to be covered to stay compliant with requirements and meet DfE expectations.