Science and languages ‘marginalised in primary schools’ | BBC News

22 May

The Learning Renaissance

Pupils are leaving primary school unprepared for the rigours of science and foreign languages at secondary level, Ofsted’s chief inspector says.

Sir Michael Wilshaw said the focus on the ‘three Rs’ had pushed other compulsory subjects “to the margins of the curriculum” in primary schools.

Science and languages had become the “poor relations” of the primary curriculum as a result, he said.

The government said more pupils were taking science and languages at GCSE.

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