National Curriculum Parents Guide

For generations, parents have found themselves visiting primary schools with their
children only to hear themselves saying, “It’s not like when I was at school.” Things
change quickly in education, and at no time in the past 25 years has that been truer
than September 2014 when the whole school curriculum changes for maintained
schools throughout England.

The below guide is intended to support parents of primary school children. Obviously it
would be impossible to set out in detail everything your child would learn during
their six years of statutory primary education, but by providing an outline of typical
content and some background information about how the curriculum and assessment
works, hopefully it will help parents support their children in making the most of their

Please follow the link to view the full parents guide to the National Curriculum –  Parents Guide

You can also view smaller versions of the full guide which are sorted by year group. Please click on the link relating to your childs year to view this.


Parents Guide - Year 1


Parents Guide - Year 2


Parents Guide - Year 3


Parents Guide - Year 4


Parents Guide - Year 5


Parents Guide - Year 6