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Curriculum for Excellence is Scotland’s curriculum for children and young people aged 3-18.
It’s an approach designed to provide young people with the knowledge, skills and attributes they need for learning, life and work in the 21st century.
It aims to enable every child or young person to be a:
The curriculum is broken into two broad stages:
This parent guide to the curriculum summarises some of the key ideas and approaches, such as personalisation and choice and the importance of literacy, numeracy and wellbeing. It was produced by the National Parent Forum of Scotland (NPFS)
Find answers to questions you might have about the transition between broad general education and senior phase.
Information on the background to Curriculum for Excellence and the benefits it brings to Scottish education.
A summary of the key features of the 3-18 curriculum and the terms used to describe these.