Last Updated: Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Social studies 3-18 curriculum review (impact report)

What is this?

This report is the result of a series of one-day inspection and review visits across Scotland throughout 2012/13, focused on the social studies curriculum area. It contains advice and guidance around what is working well in social studies, as well as some areas for development.

Who is this for?

This resource is for all involved in managing and delivering social studies education at all stages of learning in Scotland.

How to use this resource to improve practice

The review report contains a number of reflective questions around social studies and can be used in conjunction with How good is our school? (4th edition). The report can be used to stimulate debate and discussion in all establishments and to support the on-going delivery of high quality social studies.

Staff may wish to use the report to support their own self-evaluation processes around the delivery and management of social studies.


PDF file: Social studies 3-18 curriculum review (1.69 MB)

Note: This document contains a number of links to resources that have been moved during the recent development of our websites. We aim to update these links very soon. In the meantime, you may come across some broken links.