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National Curriculum

Understanding physical development, health and wellbeing

Importance

To enjoy healthy, active and fulfilling lives, children must learn to respond positively to challenges, be enterprising and handle risk and to develop self-confidence and physical capabilities. This area of learning lays the foundations for long-term wellbeing and contributes to children’s mental, social, emotional, economic and physical development. It is central to their development as confident individuals.

Programmes of learning

Programmes of learning set out the content of an area of learning – the knowledge, skills and understanding that children will learn. All programmes of learning share a common format, which helps schools with curriculum design and planning.

Guidance about a fresh approach to ICT across the curriculum

Information and an interactive tool to help you design your curriculum

Skills and qualities for success in learning and life

Principles and information to help schools develop approaches to assessing  progress

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