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A Recovery Curriculum

A recovery curriculum is not the same as a catch-up curriculum. A recovery curriculum is focused on the social and emotional aspects of returning to school; it deals with physical activity and in giving students the coping strategies they need for dealing with a very different world to the one we knew earlier this year.

Created and Led by
Lesley Minervini
Typical study time 4 - 6 hours
Target Audience
Head Teachers, Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Deputy Heads, Senior Leaders, Senior & Middle Leaders


This recovery curriculum deals with physical activity and in giving students the coping strategies they need for dealing with a very different world to the one we knew earlier this year. A catch-up curriculum, on the other hand, is focused on closing the academic gaps resulting from months away from formal schooling.

  • Find out about the importance of personal development for students who have had a prolonged absence from school
  • Find out about all aspects of mental and physical well-being
  • Includes a six-week recovery programme

Learn about:

  • Explore the social and emotional effects of the pandemic on students
  • Learn about the latest research around trauma and recovery
  • Develop a trauma toolkit
  • Find out about Building Resilience
  • Explore character virtues.

Why this course is relevant or important:

Although both the recovery curriculum and catch-up curriculum are important, cognitive load theory tells us that if students are struggling to process a new normal, it is going to be too difficult to learn academic content. Therefore, the recovery curriculum is vital for a safe and successful return to school.

To offer you complete flexibility we have made this course fully online. Through a series of 2 videos, Lesley takes you through the latest research and offers practical guidance on returning to school; you can then download the 6-week curriculum and the many resources to support it- all from the comfort of your home or school office.

Take away:

  • Receive a six-week, fully resourced recovery curriculum for Years 1-6.

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