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National curriculum review update

Report of the Expert Panel on the National Curriculum Review
The Expert Panel's report on the National Curriculum Review has resulted in The Secretary of State deferring the introduction of a new curriculum for one year.  There will be an extended period for consultation.

The Expert Panel have raised issues about the aims, structure, content and assessment of the school curriculum. These are intended to create new opportunities for teachers to exercise their professional judgement, and to support pupil learning.

Professor Andrew Pollard
Professor Pollard said: "The Expert Panel have raised issues about the aims, structure, content and assessment of the school curriculum. These are intended to create new opportunities for teachers to exercise their professional judgement, and to support pupil learning."

A summary of the report is available from The Graduate School of Education's Document Summary Service which condenses education policy issued by bodies such as the Department for Education and Ofsted.

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Read more about lead author Professor Andrew Pollard