Understanding the curriculum as a whole
The curriculum is structured around all the experiences that are planned as part of learning and teaching. By recognising and planning learning around different contexts and experiences, the curriculum aims to make better connections across learning.
An introduction to the experiences and outcomes and how they are used to plan and deliver learning.
The curriculum should include space for learning beyond subject boundaries.
Pupils need opportunities for achievements both in the classroom and beyond, giving them a sense of satisfaction and building motivation, resilience and confidence.
The curriculum areas are the organisers for setting out the experiences and outcomes. Each area contributes to the four capacities.
The starting point for learning is a positive ethos and climate of respect and trust based upon shared values across the school community.