The Learning Away school partnerships discovered a huge amount about devising, delivering and evaluating integrated curriculum residentials.
Some of the material they generated is now available in this library of learning resources, which includes activity ideas, links to case studies and downloadable templates to help you plan integrated curriculum residentials at your school.
Activity ideas ^
Primary schools in the Pilot Partnership create multi-layered curriculum maps to shape their residentials. Here, they share a copy of the curriculum aims for Year 5 and 6’s ‘Lights, Camera, Action’ programme:
Explore some of the integrated curriculum lesson plans for Canterbury Academy’s Year 10 groups at Hampton Court Palace.
Secondary science lesson plan example:
The ‘generic’ resources have been created using source material gathered from all of the Learning Away partnership schools. A wide range of templates, tick lists and sample documents can be found in the Learning Away resource library; the list below includes templates relevant to integrated curriculum residentials.
Case studies ^
The Canterbury Academy’s five-day, curriculum-focused residential at Hampton Court Palace was attended by 80 Key Stage 4 students. In this assessment slideshow, the teaching team describes academic progress over the course of the residential.
For more related case studies, scroll to the bottom of this page.