The Primary National Strategy document was launched in the UK in May 2003 by Charles Clarke, the
Secretary of State for Education The Secretary of State for Education, also referred to as the Education Secretary, is a secretary of state position within the Government of the United Kingdom The Government of the United Kingdom, domestically referred to as Her Maje ...
. The then-existing National Numeracy Strategy and National Literacy Strategy were taken under the umbrella of the Primary National Strategy. In October 2006 the frameworks for teaching literacy and mathematics were "renewed" and issued in electronic form as the ''Primary Framework for literacy and mathematics''.

See also

National Curriculum (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)A national curriculum is a common programme of study in school A school is an educational institution designed to provide learning spaces and learning environments for the teaching of students (or "pupils") under the direction of teachers. Mo ...
* The National Strategies

External links

Primary National Strategy homepage
(Archived in 2010 when the Coalition Government took office.)
Renewed Framework homepage
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