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Carstairs Junction Primary School Coronation Street Carstairs Junction Lanark ML11 8QY
Curriculum for Excellence is the name given to the curriculum in Scotland for all children and young people aged 3-18.  It is a forward, looking, coherent, more flexible and enriched curriculum that provides young people with the knowledge, skills and attributes they will need if they are to flourish in life, learning and work, now and in the future. 
The curriculum includes all of the experiences that are planned for children and young people to support the development of their skills, whThe curriculum is broken into two broad stages: erever they are being educated, for example in the family and community, pre-school centre, nursery and school. This broad, general education will allow them to become successful learners, confident individuals, responsible citizens and effective contributors to life in the 21st century. 

In taking this forward our school will work closely with South Lanarkshire Education Resources and other services to enrich the curriculum, to provide the best possible education for all children and young people.  We wish you to feel confident that your child is encouraged and supported to develop their literacy, numeracy and other skills whilst they attend our school.  

It aims to enable every child or young person to be a: 
  • Successful learner 
  • Confident individual  
  • Responsible citizen 
  • Effective contributor
The curriculum is broken into two broad stages: 
  • abroad general education, providing a rounded education from the early years until the end of S3 
  • asenior phase, which will include studying for qualifications (from S4-S6)
    The broad general education is divided into five
    curriculum levels(Early, First, Second, Third and Fourth)  
The curriculum is acrosseight curriculum areas. 
  • Expressive arts 
  • Languages and literacy 
  • Health and wellbeing 
  • Mathematics and numeracy 
  • Religious and moral education 
  • Sciences 
  • Social studies 
  • Technologies 

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