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Last updated on 29 October 2019
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If you're reviewing your curriculum, use our model document to update your curriculum policy. See examples from primary, secondary and special schools.

We updated this policy on 29 October 2019 with minor changes to sections 1 and 4. These now have additional prompts which reflect the quality of education expectations from the 2019 Ofsted Inspection Framework.

There’s no requirement for you to update your curriculum in light of Ofsted’s new focus. However, if you’re going to review your curriculum, use our resource hub.

Download our model policy

Please note: you don't need a curriculum policy and Ofsted doesn't expect you to have one. Read about how Ofsted inspects your curriculum.

Our model:

  • Takes account of relevant requirements, guidance and good practice
  • Is approved by Forbes Solicitors
  • Is easy to adapt to save you time and keep your school compliant

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