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Children, Schools and Families Committee Publications

Children, Schools and Families Committee - Fourth Report
National Curriculum

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 11 March 2009.


Terms of Reference



1 The evolution of the National Curriculum: from Butler to Balls

2 Standpoints on the National Curriculum

3 Scaling down the National Curriculum

4 Trusting schools

5 Empowering teachers

6 Curriculum coherence

Conclusions and recommendations

Annex 1—International comparison of curriculum frameworks

Annex 2—National Curriculum and related documentation

Appendix 1—Statement of aims for the secondary curriculum

Appendix 2—Comparison of the Rose and Cambridge Reviews

Formal Minutes


List of written evidence

List of unprinted evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Oral and Written Evidence - HC 344-II

4 June 2008
11 June 2008
7 July 2008
20 October 2008
3 November 2008
10 November 2008
17 November 2008
24 November 2008

Written Evidence

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