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Curriculum: statutory requirements

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Last updated on 28 September 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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What are the statutory requirements for the curriculum? We look at the requirements for the curriculum in maintained schools and academies, including special schools. We explain what constitutes "a broad and balanced curriculum" and set out Ofsted's expectations of the curriculum.

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  1. 1 Maintained schools
  2. 2 Academies
  3. 3 Special schools
  4. 4 What is a "broad and balanced" curriculum?
  5. 5 Schools must publish their curriculum information 
  6. 6 Ofsted's expectations

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