• As a result of the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Act 2021 and commitments to provide further guidance on specific aspects of the curriculum, changes were made in September 2021 to the Curriculum for Wales guidance in the following areas:

    • updates to the Curriculum for Wales introduction
    • updates to the statements of what matters in most areas of learning and experience (Areas)
    • updates to the overarching principles of progression and in all Areas
    • the addition of EOTAS guidance in the designing your curriculum section
    • the addition of British Sign Language guidance in the Languages, Literacy and Communication Area of Learning and Experience

    From 10 January 2022, further additions and updates to the Curriculum for Wales framework guidance have been made in the following areas:

    • additions regarding the Relationships and sexuality education (RSE) Code and guidance
    • additions in respect of Religion, values and ethics (RVE) guidance
    • updates and additions on Careers and work-related experiences (CWRE) guidance
    • revisions to the legislation summary
    • updates to the ‘Human rights’ section, as a cross-cutting theme
    • additions in respect of the ‘Enabling learning’ section of ‘Designing your curriculum’ guidance
    • updates and additions to guidance on assessment
    • the addition of British Sign Language versions of aspects of guidance

    In addition to these changes, we have also published:

    • a curriculum for funded non-maintained nursery settings
    • updates and additions to the cross-curricular skills frameworks

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National Network for Curriculum Implementation

The National Network will be an opportunity for all interested practitioners to get involved in national co-construction to address our shared challenges and opportunities.