School curriculum

Curriculum for Excellence

Curriculum for Excellence is the 3 to 18 curriculum in Scotland. It aims to ensure that all children and young people in Scotland develop the attributes, knowledge and skills they will need to flourish in life, learning and work.

The curriculum aims to develop 4 capacities, helping children to become:

  • Successful learners
  • Confident individuals
  • Responsible citizens
  • Effective contributors

Further information and guidance about the curriculum is available from the following external links: