23/05/16
New professional learning programme launched
New professional learning programme launched

We’ve added online & blended courses as well as regional events to complement our existing in-school training.

18/05/16
First IEYC unit released today!
First IEYC unit released today!

To The Rescue! follows a popular superhero theme and is available to download from our website.

19/01/16
A new Partnership with the IPC
A new Partnership with the IPC

Classroom Monitor collaboration offers IPC schools enhanced assessment tracking

14/01/16
5 Top Tips to Planning for National Curriculum Coverage
5 Top Tips to Planning for National Curriculum Coverage

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10/12/15
Teaching with Confidence
Teaching with Confidence

Looking for a way to meet your national curriculum requirements as well as recognition from OFSTED and other agencies?

09/12/15
Announcing our first joint accreditation visit with CIS
Announcing our first joint accreditation visit with CIS

Fieldwork Education collaborates with CIS for first joint accreditation visit

07/12/15
Personal Learning and International Mindedness
Personal Learning and International Mindedness

Going beyond academic learning

21/10/15
Planning with the IPC
Planning with the IPC

IPC in Action

03/07/15
IPC schools get their voices heard on Listen To Us song
IPC schools get their voices heard on Listen To Us song

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11/06/15
Keynote Speaker announced for European Summer School 2015
Keynote Speaker announced for European Summer School 2015

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22/05/15
IPC Regional Conferences kick off in London
IPC Regional Conferences kick off in London

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20/05/15
Woodcote Primary get “Outstanding” with the NC and IPC!
Woodcote Primary get “Outstanding” with the NC and IPC!

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01/05/15
Nepal Earthquake Appeal
Nepal Earthquake Appeal

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19/03/15
5th Annual Southeast Asia Summer School returns to Malaysia
5th Annual Southeast Asia Summer School returns to Malaysia

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09/03/15
SJI International Elementary achieves IPC accreditation at the Mastering level
SJI International Elementary achieves IPC accreditation at the Mastering level

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09/01/15
IPC helps to support Voices Around The World
IPC helps to support Voices Around The World

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22/07/14
New National Curriculum for England: Watch our video!
New National Curriculum for England: Watch our video!

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08/07/14
SS Simon and Jude C of E Primary School achieves IPC accreditation at the Mastering level
SS Simon and Jude C of E Primary School achieves IPC accreditation at the Mastering level

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28/05/14
World Cup Tournament kicks off in the International School of Iceland!
World Cup Tournament kicks off in the International School of Iceland!

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23/05/14
IPC National Conferences prove a huge success
IPC National Conferences prove a huge success

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14/05/14
Summer School returns to London! (23rd - 25th July)
Summer School returns to London! (23rd - 25th July)

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02/05/14
IPC at The Academies Show London 2014
IPC at The Academies Show London 2014

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28/04/14
Fieldwork Education committed to supporting schools through changes to the National Curriculum 2014
Fieldwork Education committed to supporting schools through changes to the National Curriculum 2014

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25/02/14
The National Curriculum 2014 and the IPC
The National Curriculum 2014 and the IPC

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24/02/14
IPC World Cup 2014
IPC World Cup 2014

Here are some fantastic World Cup learning resources from the IPC for you!

11/02/14
3,500 children around the world collaborate for Unshakeable song
3,500 children around the world collaborate for Unshakeable song

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31/01/14
Leadership commentary by IPC member school featured in TES
Leadership commentary by IPC member school featured in TES

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27/01/14
Great Learning for Teachers and Leaders at IPC Summer School 2014
Great Learning for Teachers and Leaders at IPC Summer School 2014

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27/11/13
The New English National Curriculum: We can help you
The New English National Curriculum: We can help you

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25/11/13
ICT learning with the IPC Fit for Life unit Year 6 Southfield Junior School
ICT learning with the IPC Fit for Life unit Year 6 Southfield Junior School

Southfield Junior School, Swindon, UK

News

09 May 2012

Sutton School opens doors during Olympics learning

Culvers House Primary School in Sutton has seen a lot of changes in the couple of years since the school went into Special Measures. Now, with a new Headteacher and Deputy, the school is going from strength to strength and wants to show other schools how far it has come. The International Primary Curriculum has been a key part of this change.

Deputy Headteacher, Adam Young, who has led the introduction of the IPC, says “We did a very brave thing; we took on the International Primary Curriculum. It seemed to address perfectly all the improvements that HMI (Ofsted) had asked us to make. We were apprehensive about adopting a totally new curriculum, but it’s made a dramatic difference. It’s been a critical element in transforming the children’s enthusiasm for learning and created the opportunity for making links between subjects and getting parents joining in with the children’s learning at home. Everyone is now on board with the learning and that’s made a huge difference to the school.”

The impact was already evident in the June 2011 HMI visit, when the school came out of Special Measures six months early. The inspector said that the children “relish their learning: they buzz with excitement,” and that the International Primary Curriculum with its “new topics and themes has provided pupils with a new zest for learning.” Headteacher, Robert Eyre-Brook comments, “Introducing the IPC was one of the best decisions we made. It has contributed so much to all we have achieved. The feedback from children, parents and staff is hugely positive”.

This June, Culvers House will be showing other schools how far it has come.  A whole school Olympics Fortnight is planned, when every single class will be following the IPC’s Olympics-themed units of learning and even holding an Ancient Greek themed Olympic Games. The children will be studying every subject - from Geography to Music to PE - through the theme of the Olympic Games and inviting other schools to come and see for themselves the great learning now going on throughout the school. Teacher Brooke Barnes explains: “We’ve made a 180-degree change here in just two years and we want other schools that may feel as apprehensive about a curriculum change as we did, to see what a difference it has made.”

Any schools interested in visiting during this time should contact Adam Young at Culvers House Primary School on 020 8255 6199.