Helen Bell

Helen works with the Curriculum Team to write our exciting range of projects. She has 12 years experience teaching in Key Stage 1 and has worked as an Assistant Headteacher, Key Stage Leader and Literacy Coordinator. She has also worked as a teacher governor and as a mentor for trainee teachers.

The new Foundation Phase Framework for Wales

There have been some big changes happening in Wales recently. With updates to the Welsh national curriculum on the cards, schools have been eagerly waiting for clarification.

The revised Foundation Stage Framework was finally released in August 2015, outlining the statutory curriculum for all 3–7 year olds in Wales, in both maintained and non-maintained settings.