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Question 4: Does the content set out in the draft programmes of study represent a sufficiently ambitious level of challenge for pupils at each key stage?

The following is an attempt to provide some helpful suggestions regarding responses to a flawed question.

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NC Consultation Question 5: Do you have any comments on the proposed wording of the attainment targets? There is no need for time-consuming research into the proposed wording of the attainment targets across the range of National Curriculum subjects as th

By the end of each key stage, pupils are expected to know, apply and understand the matters, skills and processes specified in the relevant programme of study.

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Dumbing Down in the Name of Rigour

Today’s Independent carries a warning from 100 highly respected academics of the dangers of the new National Curriculum.

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National Curriculum Consultation Question 2: Do you agree that instead of detailed subject-level aims we should free teachers to shape their own curriculum aims based on the content in the programmes of study?

This question serves to highlight just how poorly the proposed National Curriculum has been conceptualised.
Asking this question also illustrates the absence of any ethical framework underpinning these reforms.

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National Curriculum Consultation Question 1: Do you have any comments on the proposed aims for the National Curriculum as a whole as set out in the framework document?

Question 1: Do you have any comments on the proposed aims for the National Curriculum as a whole as set out in the framework document?

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