Life-Based Learning

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Responding to 21st century challenges

Life based learning delivers the subjects of the National Curriculum in England for 5- to 11-year-old children through nine life themes in response to 21st century challenges.

A life-based curriculum for children aged 5 to 11 mirrors the three areas of life — the individual, society and the physical world.

All learning is organised into life themes:

In the Self area of life children learn about and how to manage:

In the Society area of life children learn about and how to manage:

In the World area of life children learn about and how to manage:

The individual subjects that make up traditional curriculums are taught through the nine themes.


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