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
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