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Provisional Units for New History Curriculum

This curriculum table was created by Luke Graham

Available to download as a:
Word Document
or a PDF

Posted in History, KS1, KS2

Comparing new PoS to 2006 framework for Literacy

These documents draw comparisons between the objectives listed in the 2006 primary framework for Literacy and the 2014 National Curriculum. Each year group’s document contains an ‘at-a-glance’ view of what’s been removed and what’s been added, followed by a breakdown

Posted in Core Subjects, English, KS1, KS2

Art & Design

Click here to read this blog as a Word Document Click here to read this blog as a Pdf The art and design programmes of study have been noticeably reduced in the new curriculum. However, the aims and purposes remain

Posted in Art, Foundation Subjects, KS1, KS2

Design & Technology

At primary level, both KS1 and KS2 the design and technology curriculum has hardly changed in any meaningful way. There is a small change at KS2 where students are now required to communicate using a specific list of methods, see below.

Posted in Design & Technology, KS1, KS2

Geography: Comparing C2000 & C2014 – KS 1

Changes at KS.1:

Geographical enquiry skills now termed as Geographical skills and fieldwork
No longer requirement for students to ask geographical questions or express their own views
Introduction of simple compass skills (directions etc)

Posted in Geography, KS1

Science: Comparing C2000 & C2014 – KS1

The tables below list the learning objectives from both the Curriculum 2000 programmes of study and those from the new curriculum. Changes or additions are added in the third column and the changes to learning objectives are highlighted in red (see the Word & Pdf copies).

Posted in KS1, Science

History: Comparing C2000 & C2014

The history programmes of study have been the most controversial aspect of the curriculum review process. The current draft document, which is likely to become law in August with some minor revisions, is very different from the draft history curriculum published in February. These changes are likely to be welcomed by primary school teachers. In reviewing the changes from the current National Curriculum, published in 2000, I’ve found it useful, in terms of trying to understand the differences and implications for planning and teaching, to examine both programmes of study side-by-side.

Posted in Foundation Subjects, History, KS1, KS2