Tackling lost learning through curriculum design

Watch back the recording of our curriculum design webinar with Sonia Thompson, Kat Howard, Oli Knight and Matea Marcinko.

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Date published 10 December 2020

The Sutton Trust’s October impact report estimates there has been a 34% loss in learning for children from lower socio-economic groups following school closures as a result of the pandemic. This webinar looks at how good curriculum design can be a key tool to help schools close the gap for all their children.

Watch back the recording below to hear detailed insights from our guest speakers:

  • Sonia Thompson – contributor to the researchED 'Guide to The Curriculum: An evidence-informed guide for teachers', and Headteacher at St Matthew’s C.E. Primary Teaching/Research School.
  • Kat Howard - co-author of ‘Symbiosis – the curriculum and the classroom’ and Assistant Principal of the Duston School.
  • Oli Knight – co-author of ‘Creating outstanding classrooms: a whole-school approach’ and the Principal of Ark Acton Academy.

And our host:

  • Matea Marcinko – Learning Design Fellow at Ambition Institute.
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