What do we mean by a ‘knowledge-rich’ curriculum?
Amanda Spielman (2018) explains that, ‘The accumulated wealth of human knowledge, and what we choose to pass on to the next generation through teaching in our schools (the curriculum), must be at the heart of education’. At Brockmoor, below are the key features to our curriculum:
What is ‘Sticky Knowledge’?
Sticky knowledge is effectively knowledge that will stay with us forever. In other words, an alteration has happened to our long-term memory. In some respects, we could divide sticky knowledge into two main parts. Firstly, interesting facts that will remain with us forever and secondly, knowledge that individuals need to learn as part of the national curriculum.