What should Ofsted expect from primary subject leaders?

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What should we expect of a primary subject leader?  With the new Ofsted framework now coming into effect, a new article by James Bowen on the TES website calls for Ofsted to be realistic about expectations placed on subject leaders in light of such a big change:
“What should we expect of a primary subject leader?

Ofsted’s new-found interest in the wider curriculum has suddenly brought this question into sharp focus.

On the one hand, it is encouraging to see Ofsted starting to value a broad and balanced curriculum. For years inspectors have shown very little interest in subjects beyond reading, writing and maths and we have all seen the narrowing effect this has had on the curriculum.”

Read the rest of the article over at TES.


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