Revised Curriculum for Wales Guidance

Today [Tuesday, 28 January 2020] Education Minister, Kirsty Williams published the revised Curriculum for Wales.

Alongside the guidance, the following will also be published: 

  • Supporting learner progression: Assessment guidance
  • Updated LNF and DCF, to support the cross curricular skills which are aligned to the new curriculum
  • Routes for learning route map and guidance
  • A Children, Young People and Families version of the curriculum guidance
  • An easy read guide to the curriculum guidance
  • Impact assessment
  • Response to feedback

The new Curriculum for Wales marks a change of culture from one of telling schools what to do and what to teach to one which gives the responsibility to schools for developing a curriculum that works best for all their children and young people, within a national framework.

The new curriculum will be taught in all schools and funded non-maintained settings up to Year 7 from September 2022. It will then roll out year by year until it includes Year 11 by 2026.

Further information:

Press notice: ‘Huge landmark’ for Welsh education as revised curriculum guidance published with £15m commitment to support teachers.

Education is changing website – key public platform for parents

Additional Inset Day
Detailed information will be available on the National Inset Day and Professional Learning in February.

If you have any queries or require further information please contact:

Policy: CurriculumForWales2022@gov.wales

Press office:
educationpressoffice@gov.wales

Comms:
Lowri.jones@llyw.cymru
Beth.mitcheson@llyw.cymru

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