Teachers plan learning using Curriculum for Excellence Experiences and Outcomes.
Benchmarks have been developed to provide clarity on the national standards expected within each curriculum area at each level. They set out clear lines of progression in literacy and English and numeracy and mathematics, and across all other curriculum areas from Early to Fourth Levels (First to Fourth Levels in Modern Languages).
There are eight curriculum areas:
Developing Skills for Learning, Life and Work
Skills for Learning, Life & Work