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National curriculum: video interviews for schools

Video interviews on the new national curriculum and how it can be taught in schools.


National curriculum: video interviews for schools


Headteachers, members of the expert groups who contributed to the design of the new curriculum and others speak about how they are using the new national curriculum in their schools and about how schools can prepare for the changes.

Visit the department’s national curriculum playlist on YouTube for a full list of videos.

Tim Oates on assessment

Tim Oates from Cambridge Assessment talks about the reasons for changing assessment in the new curriculum and the rationale behind moving away from levels.

National curriculum: Tim Oates on assessment

Primary changes

Alison Peacock, Headteacher of the Wroxham Primary School (teaching school) in Hertfordshire, talks about the national curriculum changes for primary schools.

National curriculum: Alison Peacock on primary teaching

Science programmes of study

Pauline Hoyle, Chair of the expert group of the national curriculum for science, talks about changes to the curriculum and how teachers can prepare for them.

National curriculum: Pauline Hoyle on the science curriculum

The mathematics curriculum

Debbie Morgan, Director for Primary at the National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics, talks about changes to the curriculum.

National curriculum: Interview with Debbie Morgan

Computing: interview with Mark Dorling

We talked to Mark Dorling about the help that Computing at School can offer to teachers who are preparing for the new computing curriculum.

National curriculum: Mark Dorling on computing

Published 4 February 2014
Last updated 29 May 2014 + show all updates
  1. Added the video 'Tim Oates on assessment'.

  2. Added two videos about changes to the computing curriculum and a primary school's approach to using new technology.

  3. First published.