Archive: National Curriculum

National curriculum revamp: A throwback and a leap forward

Not-very-national curriculum relaunched

Michael Gove's revised national curriculum is being unveiled in full today - but his focus on fractions for five-year-olds is being overshadowed by concerns about its content, reach and implementation.

Opinion Former Articles

  • NASUWT on the revised national curriculum

    Chris Keates, general secretary for the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union, comments on the revised national curriculum for schools in England.

  • NUT comment on new national curriculum

    Kevin Courtney, Deputy General Secretary of the National Union of Teachers, the largest teachers’ union, comments on the announcement today outlining the new national curriculum.

  • BHA responds to English national curriculum review

    The British Humanist Association (BHA) has responded to the UK Government’s consultation on reform of the national curriculum in England, and to its consultation on secondary school accountability. In its wide-ranging response to the former, the BHA has considered in detail issues around sex and relationships education, evolution and creationism, the removal of human rights from citizenship education, and the scientific method. It has also commented on the overall aims of the national curriculum and matters related to English, history, Collective Worship, spirituality and Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural (SMSC) development.

  • NUT National Curriculum survey: “This must not be the future for the children of England”

    A survey of 2,159 NUT members shows that the majority of teachers do not agree with the proposals for the National Curriculum as set out by the Secretary of State, Michael Gove.

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