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Resources to help you deliver the London Curriculum


A New Direction worked with the Greater London Authority to develop the following resources for the London Curriculum:


World City

Through the study of a truly global capital, students can learn the about the history of their city, their country and its connections with the world.

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Tales of the River

Students will study the literature of one of the most written about cities in the world and explore the stories and excitement of the London theatre scene.

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Download the English unit


Sounds of the City

Students will learn about musicians and composers drawn to London and will develop their own compositions inspired by the city and its music makers.

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Download the Music unit


Art of Walking

London is an international hub of art; students will learn about artists inspired by the city as well as exploring the city’s extraordinary architecture.

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Download the Music lesson plan
Download primer unit


Mapping London

London offers a fascinating exemplar of the shaping of the urban landscape by human and physical processes over thousands of years.

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Download the Geography unit

PE (Dance)

London Dancing

This unit supports the Key Stage 3 PE curriculum, teaching children to connect with dance in London in innovative ways.

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Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM)

The Living River

The Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) London Curriculum units will introduce students to the application of, and innovations in, STEM in the city.

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Get involved

Find out about how to get involved with the London Curriculum and register to get access to high-quality teaching resources, exclusive evening sessions for teachers, along with competitions and events. More info