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Curriculum Design - Chris Quigley

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Curriculum Design: planning, implementation and evaluation

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Many schools are currently in the process of evaluating and re-designing their curriculum. In this one day seminar, Chris will guide you through three stages of curriculum design: intent, implementation and impact.


  • building ‘cultural capital’
  • mapping breadth study
  • creating a curriculum progression model
  • articulating curriculum design rationale
  • visualising end points


  • using research from the learning sciences to guide implementation decisions
  • using subject specific pedagogy (content pedagogical knowledge)
  • the role of subject leaders (or equivalent)


  • assessment methodologies
  • how to monitor attainment without flight paths, predicted grades or point scores

To read Chris Quigley's Top 3 findings on curriculum, please click here.

Please note that this event will be seminar based, however, there will be interactive, participative sessions throughout the day as part of the learning experience.

Aims of this seminar

By the end of this seminar you will:

  • consider and understand the research underpinning the Ofsted 2019 framework
  • have explored the research around curriculum design for long-term memory
  • advance your understanding of the importance of curriculum breadth
  • have explored, in detail, a curriculum progression model
  • have considered the rationale for the design of your curriculum

 Objectives of this seminar

  • understand how to plan curriculum breadth to build cultural capital
  • understand the curriculum design issues involved in long-term memory
  • understand how to develop a curriculum progression model
  • understand the limitations of working memory
  • learn practical strategies to overcome the limitations of long-term memory
  • explore subject specific pedagogies
  • explore assessment strategies
  • explore monitoring strategies without flight paths, point scores or predicted grades
  • explore implications for subject leaders (or equivalent)

Facilitator: Chris Quigley

Members of NAHT can enjoy our courses and conferences at a subsidised rate so join here today and start enjoying the benefits of membership.

The NAHT has the right to cancel the seminar if insufficient bookings are received. The NAHT also reserves the right to change the venue prior to the scheduled date, and in this event will communicate any alterations as soon as possible.

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Do I need my membership number to book?

Yes. If you are booking a member place you will be required to enter the correct membership number. You can find your membership number by phoning membership on 0300 3030333 option 2.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

The Professional Development team can be contacted at events@naht.org.uk or 01444 472405. 

Is my booking transferrable?

Bookings may only be transferred at the discretion of the Professional Development team. These will need to be made in writing to events@naht.org.uk before the event. Transfers and cancellations may be subject to a charge.

Cancellation fees:

Within 31 working days - 25% charge

Within 14 working days - 50% charge

Within 7 working days - 75% charge

Within 3 working days - 100% charge

Can I update my registration information?

Any updates to your booking must be made in writing to the Professional Development team at events@naht.org.uk

Does the name on the booking need to match the delegate?

The names of each individual delegate must be entered during the booking process along with a unique email address for each delegate as this will be used for the final confirmation.

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