A Curriculum That Counts

Looking for ways to contribute?

If you'd like to become a case study, use this contact form to let us know, and we'll be in touch as soon as possible. We'd be particularly keen to hear from secondary schools.

We're also looking for:

  • tips around curriculum approaches, planning and delivery
  • your experiences of this work
  • resources you've found useful in this area.

Submit a short message, either as text or a brief video, and we'll add it to the website.

Use the contact forms here to submit.

This website can help you plan, implement and evaluate curriculum, assessment and qualification changes.

At the heart of this website are in-depth case studies, covering primary, secondary and special and alternative provision. Each case study is supported by resources and CPD materials.

We’d love to know what you think about these case studies – comment and let us know!

Are you a senior leader?

  • With six in-depth case studies outlining different whole school approaches to curriculum planning, this site can help you transform the curriculum at your school. 
  • Watch the videos in each case study for advice from other senior leaders who have successfully gone through curriculum redesign.
  • Use the resources and example policies to support your curriculum development process.
  • Read and watch how each case study adapted their curriculum in light of assessment changes.
  • Find information about different curriculum approaches.
  • Download curriculum audit tools and whole school CPD materials.

Are you a middle leader?

  • Watch interviews about how faculty, subject, key stage and year leaders have transformed their curriculum.
  • Find out how to lead a team through a period of change in our case study videos.
  • Use our long term, medium term and short term planning resources.
  • Download our CPD tools to help year/subject/faculty teams work on curriculum development.

Are you a classroom teacher?

  • Watch our case study videos for in-depth advice from classroom teachers about preparing for curriculum change.
  • Explore a wide range of pedagogical approaches.
  • Access lesson planning resources.
  • Find out information about curriculum, assessment and qualification reforms that could affect you.

Governors

  • Explore our in-depth case studies showing how schools have successfully imbedded whole school aims and values into their school curriculum.
  • Read about different examples of how schools can review and develop their curriculum offer in our case studies.
  • Watch how different school have engaged parents and members of the local community in school life through the curriculum.
  • Develop an understanding of the challenges that need to be overcome when developing the curriculum.

ATL members

  • Up-to-date examples of how schools could be responding to policy change.
  • Resources to support curriculum development in your school.
  • Ideas on influencing curriculum change at your school.
  • Examples of how other ATL members have used A Curriculum That Counts.