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NCCA – Consultation on the Primary School Curriculum – final chance to have your say!

23rd May 2024 | News, What's New

The primary curriculum is changing and consultation on the new proposals will close on June 7th at 5pm. This consultation relates to the most significant curriculum redevelopment for primary and special schools in 25 years. Teachers, school leaders, parents, children and other stakeholders have been asked to share their views on five draft curriculum specifications:

  • Arts Education (Art, Drama and Music)
  • Modern Foreign Languages, as part of the Primary Language Curriculum
  • Science, Technology and Engineering Education
  • Social and Environmental Education (History and Geography)
  • Wellbeing (Physical Education and Social, Personal and Health Education).


The outcomes from this consultation will ultimately contribute to the finalisation the redeveloped Primary School Curriculum for all primary and special schools.


Since March 9th, NCCA has gathered feedback in a number of ways, including through in-person and online focus groups, online questionnaires, written submissions, work with Schools Networks, consultation with children and a large consultative conference. Before the consultation closes, NCCA wants to hear from as many people as possible. There are still opportunities to get involved through the online questionnaires or by using the online written submission form. These, along with further information on the consultation can be found on the NCCA website:

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