You are here:

Last reviewed on 16 December 2020
Ref: 41669
School types: All · School phases: All

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

16 December 2020: We reviewed this policy to check it's still up to date. The requirements haven't changed.

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. Stay on top of Ofsted's plans throughout the coronavirus period by reading our updates.

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

School examples

Primary maintained schools

Primary academies

Special schools

Secondary maintained schools

Secondary academies

More from The Key

Anxiety (2).jpg

Pupil mental health: deepening understanding

Are you looking to deepen your staff's understanding of mental health, including anxiety, depression, self-harm and suicidal ideation? Safeguarding Training Centre has the resources you need.


Evidence-led training courses that make it easy to upskill staff, anytime, anywhere.

CPD Toolkit is the most effective way to virtually deliver evidence-led training and support the professional development of your staff. Downloadable courses and online 5-minute summaries provide flexibility for training, whether staff are participating as skeleton staff in-school, via video call or individually at their own pace.