National Curriculum Review revised timeline

Before Christmas the government changed the timetable for its Curriculum Review.

This time though it’s in a number of wordy paragraphs rather than a clear table, so I’ve taken the liberty of simplifying it.

December 2011
Ministers were recommended the subjects that should have Programmes of Study (other than English, mathematics, science and physical education). Citizenship was not one of the subjects recommended.
Early 2012
Public consultation on the draft Programmes of Study.
Early 2012 (after the consultation, presumably)
Work begins on developing the Programmes of Study.
Autumn 2012
Ministers consider the draft Programmes of Study.
September 2012
The new Programmes of Study for English, mathematics, science and physical education will be available to schools.
Early 2013
Public consultation on the draft Programmes of Study for the remaining subjects.
September 2013
Maintained schools start teaching the first batch of Programmes of Study (ie for English, mathematics, science and physical education).
New Programmes of Study for the remaining subjects are made available to schools.
September 2014
Maintained schools start teaching the second and final batch of Programmes of Study.
Views expressed on this blog are not necessarily those of the Citizenship Foundation.

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