What is the Curriculum?

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What is the Curriculum? by Mind Map: What is the Curriculum?

1. Formal Curriculum ~ Curriculum for Excellence

1.1. Four capacities

1.1.1. Successful Learners

1.1.2. Confident Individuals

1.1.3. Responsible Citizens

1.1.4. Effective Contributors

1.2. 8 Curricular Areas

1.2.1. Languages

1.2.2. Mathematics

1.2.3. Health & Wellbeing

1.2.4. Expressive Arts

1.2.5. Sciences

1.2.6. Social Studies

1.2.7. Religious & Moral Education

1.2.8. Technologies

1.3. Experiences & Outcomes

1.4. Interdisciplinary learning

1.5. "Meets the needs of all children and young people from 3-18" (The Scottish Government, 2008, p3)

1.6. 5 Levels of the Curriculum

1.6.1. Early Level

1.6.1.1. Nursery - P1

1.6.2. 1st Level

1.6.2.1. P2 - P4

1.6.3. 2nd Level

1.6.3.1. P5 - P7

1.6.4. 3rd / 4th Level

1.6.4.1. S1 - S3

1.6.5. Senior Phase

1.6.5.1. S4 - S6

1.7. Principles for Curriculum Design

1.7.1. Challenge and Enjoyment

1.7.2. Breadth

1.7.3. Progression

1.7.4. Depth

1.7.5. Personalisation and Choice

1.7.6. Coherence

1.7.7. Relevance

2. The Hidden Curriculum

2.1. Unwritten lessons of norms and values which are not openly intended for their students.

2.2. This can be found in;

2.2.1. School's procedures

2.2.2. Materials

2.2.3. Communication approaches

2.2.4. Mannerisms of the staff