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National Curriculum

About the secondary curriculum

About the secondary curriculum

The new secondary curriculum has a crucial role to play in enabling schools to raise standards and help all their learners meet the challenges of life in our fast-changing world. The aim is to develop a coherent 11-19 curriculum that builds on young people's experiences in the primary phase and that helps all young people to become successful learners, confident individuals and responsible citizens.

What the new secondary curriculum is intended to achieve.

The general requirements which apply across the secondary curriculum.

Guidance on planning an inclusive curriculum for all learners.

Guidance and support on community cohesion in the curriculum.

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