Unity Schools Partnership

More information about our formidable curriculum partnership (CUSP) and phenomenal literacy curriculum (CLUSP)




Champions of our Curriculum Partnership


Contact Alex Bedford to find out more abedford@unitysp.co.uk

Connected

Our work is built around
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cognitive load theory
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principles of instruction
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evidence informed practice

Cumulative

We believe learning isn’t an event
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It must be
knowledge-rich
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vocabulary-rich
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skilful

Coherent

Sequence matters
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systematically planned
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explicit instruction
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supports acquisition of curriculum content

Evidence informed resources
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Each module contains
Tier 2 and Tier 3 vocabulary progression from Y1 – Y6
Dual-coded knowledge organisers
Coherent sequence of learning
Digital Non-Fiction Literature Spine
(Subscription needed)
Cumulative quiz
Knowledge notes for each lesson
High quality teaching images and diagrams

Pupil Book Study
Sequences of Learning
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Opportunities to share excellence and collaborate
with schools across England and internationally

More information
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abedford@unitysp.co.uk

Download examples and information

Vocabulary Insights with Lauren and Alex

Module Downloads
Vocabulary Insights

 

An absolute treat to share our work with all participants today (23/09/2020)

These documents will help you reflect on our conversation.

  • Handbook – Vocabulary Insights
  • Video you can use for CPD (coming later tonight)
  • Vocabulary – Evidence Informed Reading lLst
  • Worked examples of Windrush Generation Learning Module
  • Worked example of Windrush Generation Vocabulary Teacher and Pupil Organisers
  • Short video clip of Year 3 children engaging in Pupil Book Study
Handbook – Vocabulary Insights with Lauren and Alex Video Clip – Vocabulary Insights with Lauren and Alex Developing Vocabulary Provision Reading list Learning Module – CUSP History Y6 Windrush (lite) Year 6 History Windrush generation Vocabulary module EXAMPLE Pupil Book Study Short Clip Yr 3 October 2019

Evidenced informed professional development

As requested, following a hugely successful term of leading distance learning, these new CPD modules can be easily purchased and implemented to complement staff training and professional growth. There will be a further series that will be ready for the Spring Term 2021.

Each CPD Module is bundled with a CPD handbook and 20-40 minute training video at £75 each.

Download the CPD Handbook
& Stream the Training Video

An introduction to cognitive load theory

An introduction to direct and explicit instruction

How to plan purposeful tasks from a knowledge note

An introduction to Explicit Vocabulary Instruction

A metacognitive script that forensically evaluates the Quality of Education
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Pupil Book Study – Coming soon to CUSP