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The secondary curriculum

The secondary curriculum

The National Curriculum for England at key stages 3 and 4 was first published by QCA in 2007, and implementation started in September 2008.

This curriculum has been developed to enable schools to raise standards and help all their learners meet the challenges of life in our fast-changing world. A programme of guidance has been provided to support schools in developing their curriculum to meet the needs of all their learners.

Overview of intended outcomes for learners and statutory requirements of the curriculum.

Overview of what has changed and the opportunities for learners and schools.

11-19 curriculum reforms advice and guidance with initial evidence of impact of reforms for learners.

Training and supportĀ for people with different curriculum roles and responsibilities.

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