New National Curriculum 2014
This academic term sees the start of teaching of the new National Curriculum in all maintained schools in England. The curriculum contains the programmes of study and attainment targets for all subjects, at all key stages.
All maintained schools in England must start teaching these programmes of study from September 2014 with the following exceptions:
- in the 2014 to 2015 academic year, pupils in years 2 and 6 should be taught the pre-2014 programmes of study in English, mathematics and science
- these pupils will sit the current key stage 1 and 2 tests respectively
- new tests will be available from 2016
More information from the BBC Education website on the new Curriculum.