Public Engagement

Working with the national curriculum

Further resources for working with the curriculum can be found below

Department for Education information on the National Curriculum 

Details on the recent review of the national curriculum 

The National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement guide to working with schools

Evaluation and research into the effectiveness of Wellcome Trust schools work

Guidance from Ofsted on DBS (formerly CRB) checks for visitors

ESRC tips for engaging with teachers

Examples from QM

There are several examples of work with schools and the curriculum that have been done at Queen Mary. These include:

Scientists from Queen Mary contribute to Ask a Biologist, a site where anyone (pupils included) can ask their biology questions. They have also developed a classroom session with the skulls and teeth of extinct mammals.

Digesting Science– A workshop and interactive website to help children understand the concepts behind Multiple Sclerosis.

LEGO® Physics– a set of workshops, curriculum and teacher resources to support the particle and nuclear physics part of the curriculum and explain QM research.

Do you know of any great resources that we should be sharing, or projects that others can learn from? Let us know!