Castlehill Primary School

Castlehill Primary School   |   Ralston Road, Campbeltown PA28 6LE

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Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) is the Scottish National Curriculum which applies to all children and young people aged 3-18, wherever they are learning.  It aims to raise achievement for all, enabling children and young people to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding they need to succeed in learning, life and work.

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Useful Links


Education Scotland - Information about how the curriculum is structured and curriculum planning.


Education Scotland - Information about the outcomes a learner can expect to experience and achieve across literacy, numeracy and health and wellbeing, as well as the 8 curricular areas.


Education Scotland - Advice, practice and resources to support the experiences and outcomes on literary, numeracy and health and wellbeing.


Broad General Education in the Secondary School – A Guide for Parents and Carers.


Information on the Senior Phase.


Information on Skills for learning, life and work.


Information around the Scottish Government’s ‘Opportunities for All’ programme.


Skills Development Scotland -Information for organisations responsible for the planning, management and delivery of career information, advice and guidance services.


The Skills Development Scotland website ‘My World of Work’ offers a number of tools to support career planning.

The Four Capacities - the curriculum aims for all children to become:

  • Successful Learners

  • Confident Individuals

  • Responsible Citizens

  • Effective Contributors

Children learn through their experience in the four contexts for learning:

  • Curriculum areas

  • Interdisciplinary learning

  • Opportunities for personal achievement

  • The ethos and life of the school.