Curriculum for Excellence

Framework for learning for 3yrs to 18yr olds    

The 8 areas covered under Curriculum for Excellence 

  • Well-being and Health, Moral and Religious Education
  • Literacy and English
  • Numeracy and Mathematics
  • Sciences, Technologies, Social Studies and Expressive arts

“Early Level Curriculum for Excellence ensures children are entitled to a broad general education until the end of Primary one. This supports a smooth transition between Early Learning and Childcare and Primary School”

 What is Curriculum for Excellence? | Curriculum for Excellence | Policy drivers | Policy for Scottish education | Scottish education system | Education Scotland    Nov 2020

Realising the Ambition “Being Me”

Scottish Government National Practice,  “Supporting children’s development and learning by exploring the range of interactions, experiences and spaces we need to provide for children to help them learn and grow best from their earliest days through to being a young child in early primary school. ‘Realising the Ambition: Being Me’ increases expectations of high quality but still provides the necessary support for all who work in the early years sector and beyond”

Realising the Ambition | Learning resources | National Improvement Hub (  Nov 2020


National Care Standards

“The Standards are underpinned by five principles; dignity and respect, compassion, be included, responsive care and support and wellbeing. The Standards are based on five headline which the Care Inspectorate assess the quality, safety and effectiveness of care” 

Health and Social Care Standards | Care Inspectorate Hub   Dec 2020



Safe, Healthy, Achieving, Nurtured, Active, Respected, Responsible & Included 


Getting It Right For Every Child – ensuring that families are supported by making sure children and young people can receive the right help, at the right time, from the right people. 


How Good is Our Early Learning Centre; Self-assessment tool used to ensure quality of provision and identify where improvements are needed to be made.