Presentations from Conference ‘Towards a Balanced and Broadly-based Curriculum’
22 March 2021

The National Association for Primary Education in collaboration with Humanities 20:20 and the Primary Umbrella Group held a well-attended online conference called TOWARDS A BALANCED AND BROADLY-BASED CURRICULUM on Monday March 8th 2021.

A video, text and slides for the Christian Schiller lecture given by Dr Tony Eaude on Why a balanced and broadly-based curriculum matters - particularly for young children and those from disadvantaged backgrounds’ is available on

Beneath that are the slides from the four presentations which followed the lecture:

Social action in the Primary School - Envisioning a better future for all: Naheeda Maharasingham, Rathfern Primary School, Lewisham

Developing a curriculum as rich in humanity as in knowledge: Clare Whyles, St Ebbe’s Primary School, Oxford

Beyond Teaching; Experiencing a Purposeful Curriculum: Rachel Ford, Bannockburn Primary School, Greenwich

Exploring History through the local: Alison Hales, University of Greenwich

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