There are eight curriculum areas within CfE. Literacy, numeracy and health and wellbeing are recognised as being particularly important – these areas are seen as being the ‘responsibility of all’ staff.
The languages curriculum area includes modern languages, classical languages and Scots.
Includes support and resources for art and design, dance, drama and music.
Health and wellbeing
Includes mental, emotional, social and physical wellbeing; planning for choices and changes; physical education, physical activity and sport; food and health; substance misuse; relationships, sexual health and parenthood.
Numeracy and mathematics
Includes: number, money and measure; shape, position and movement; and information handling.
Religious and moral education
Includes RME (non-denominational) and religious education in Roman Catholic schools.
Includes: planet Earth; forces, electricity and waves; biological systems; materials; and topical science.
Includes: people, past events and societies; people, place and environment; and people in society, economy and business.
Includes: digital literacy; food and textile technology; technological developments in society and business; craft, design, engineering and graphics; and computing science.