Here are some common curriculum terms you might come across. If your senior leaders ever use a term you're not clear on, ask them to explain it to you.
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A framework which sets out:
- What’s going to be taught
- How it'll be taught
- How pupils' knowledge and understanding will be evaluated as a result
A school’s curriculum sets out the aims of a programme of education. It also sets out the structure for those aims to be implemented, including the knowledge and skills to be gained at each stage. It enables the school to evaluate pupils’