Personalisation and Choice

The curriculum should respond to individual needs and support particular aptitudes and talents. It should give each child and young person increasing opportunities for exercising...

Breadth

All children and young people should have opportunities for a broad, suitably weighted range of experiences. The curriculum should be organised so that they will...

Challenge and enjoyment

Children and young people should find their learning challenging, engaging and motivating. The curriculum should encourage high aspirations and ambitions for all. At all stages,...

Progression

Children and young people should experience continuous progression in their learning from 3 to 18 within a single curriculum framework. Each stage should build...

Depth

There should be opportunities for children to develop their full capacity for different types of thinking and learning. As they progress, they should develop...

Coherence

Taken as a whole, children and young people’s learning activities should combine to form a coherent experience. There should be clear links between the...

Relevance

Children and young people should understand the purposes of their activities. They should see the value of what they are learning and its relevance...