Cornerstones Curriculum Wales

Suitable for: Wales

As changes take place in Wales, our curriculum helps schools meet national requirements now and in the future.

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A Future-proof curriculum

Cornerstones Curriculum Wales is mapped to the Welsh national curriculum programmes of study and the Literacy and Numeracy Framework. With access to The Hub, our online portal for Cornerstones schools, your purchase includes electronic copies of all projects. We will update all projects with new programmes of study in 2018.

The power to choose

Our broad, balanced and challenging curriculum features 88 themed projects packed with 1000s of exciting teaching activities and ideas. All schools have online access to electronic versions as well as planning documents via The Hub, our online portal. Enjoy the freedom to choose projects, lessons and skills that will engage children and teachers. It also helps you find the right balance between local needs and the national requirements of the Welsh curriculum.

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Welsh history and culture

These special projects tell the story of Wales and some of its most amazing people. Checked and verified by leading subject specialists, these projects build on the ‘The Cwricwlwm Cymreig’ and enable children to experience a cross-curricular journey through time.

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Four Purposes – covered

All schools and settings must begin to adopt and embed the Four Purposes outlined in the government document, ‘A curriculum for Wales – a curriculum for life’. Cornerstones Curriculum Wales makes it easy. Download ‘Embedding the Four Purposes’, a coverage document that shows how our four-step pedagogy and other products naturally cover all aspects of the Welsh curriculum’s Four Purposes.

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Rich experiences for all

‘A curriculum for Wales – a curriculum for life’ highlights how important it is for rich experiences to be integral to a school’s curriculum. The Cornerstones Curriculum Wales already helps schools to plan for a wide range of Memorable Experiences. They are designed to ignite children’s interests and provide a starting point for developing the ‘Four Purposes’. Schools can download editable grids that list our curriculum’s Memorable Experiences for Nursery to Y6 from The Hub.

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Literacy built right in

Every project features a weekly literacy plan that is mapped to the revised Language, Literacy and Communication Skills for Foundation Phase and the English and Welsh programme of study for Key Stage 2. Literacy is integral to all subjects across our curriculum, which means schools are able to easily meet cross-curricular responsibilities.

Comprehensive coverage

Our curriculum is comprehensively up-to-date with the most recent changes from the Welsh Government. Plus, by using our online coverage checker, you can see your school’s entire curriculum coverage at the press of a button. It’s great for school and subject leaders, and for schools who need to provide curriculum coverage evidence for Estyn.

What do you get?

88 Imaginative Learning Projects

Themed projects based on our proven four-step philosophy, all jam-packed with engaging activities.

1500+ teaching resources

Tailor made videos, presentations and a wealth of other bespoke resources on The Hub to help you teach the projects.

Print and digital versions

Beautiful printed copies of all your Imaginative Learning Projects and handy PDF versions always available on The Hub.

Dedicated support

Help, guidance and support from our dedicated team of real humans, right here in our office, by email or phone.

Future-proof curriculum

We will update programmes of study in the electronic versions of our projects in 2018, so you can plan ahead and stay up-to-date.

R.E.

Love to Celebrate is designed to help schools cover the programmes of study and themes of the Welsh Religious Education curriculum.

Still using our old curriculum?

Are you in a Welsh school and using our old curriculum? Our new Curriculum is bigger, better and up-to-date with the latest recommendations from the Welsh government.

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Want to see all of the amazing topics we cover in our Imaginative Learning Projects (ILPs) for each year group? Click the button below.

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Free samples

Want to see what all the fuss is about? Download two free sample projects, 'Scrumdiddlyumptious!' and 'Enchanted Woodland'.

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A wide range of products

Take a look at our full range of products for the curriculum, science and reading. Download our brochure to find out more.

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“Ofsted love the curriculum and it is what brought us through as a 'good' school.”

Richard Osler, Deputy Headteacher
Broad Oak Primary School

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“I believe it made a major contribution to our school moving from 'Requires Improvement' back to 'Good'.”

David Hall, Head Teacher
Brackensdale ER Junior School

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“Cornerstones allows us to be creative and explore exciting themes through a robust teaching framework.”

Dominic Broad, Acting Deputy Head Teacher
Barry Island Primary School

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“Cornerstones re-energised our curriculum and motivated the children.”

Lesley Sinclair,
Rose Wood Academy

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“The topics are FLYING at our school! An amazing curriculum for amazing children.”

Mrs McGuigan, Headteacher
The Gordon School Federation

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“Cornerstones gave us all a fresh start and we've never looked back.”

Jill Bramwell, Deputy Head
Blackrod Primary School

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“My daughter is totally engaged with the curriculum and coming home so happy ”

Karin, Parent of Year 5 pupil
St. Michael's RC Primary

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