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Leadership in Small Primary Schools - Curriculum

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In the first of two programmes, three headteachers from Cornwall each highlight a common issue that they face in delivering the curriculum to their pupils in small, rural primary schools.

At Menheniot Primary, Amanda Reynham must find ways to teach about multiculturalism and diversity in a school that is predominantly white. The introduction of a Chinese club after school stimulates learning about other cultures and traditions.

Gerry Sweet, headteacher at Trenode Primary, caters for mixed-age classes in a school with a small number of pupils on roll. The school uses afternoon craft activities provide an opportunity to get the youngest and oldest pupils working together.

At Braddock Primary, Debbie Tregellas is looking at how her school can meet new Extended Schools requirements. In an isolated area, providing activities and facilities can be a challenge, but Debbie has some workable ideas.

Part of the series: Need to Know

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