We begin to look at content: The English National Curriculum, Core and Foundation subjects, FREEDOM, reduction of the Core as well as Foundation, Key Stages and what we mean by Moving Up, The Timetable and more.
We discuss optional lessons, an essential part of the Democratic Free School engine. Also Reduced Curriculum and Freak Out subjects.
Talking about the Curriculum in democratic free schools.
The second of three posts on the reduced curriculum. Here we look at the phenomenon of bloating in the curriculum: how to avoid it. Create a better curriculum in a free school.
Introduction to the reduced curriculum in Summerhill-style schools.
The first in a series of posts about the Reduced Curriculum to help subscribers to Summerhill Democratics think about this important issue in setting up a free school.