§ Lord Smith of Leigh
asked Her Majesty's Government:
How they intend to ensure that all students in publicly maintained schools are taught science in accordance with the national curriculum. [HL3436]
§ Baroness Ashton of Upholland
Science is a core subject within the national curriculum with clearly defined programmes of study, general teaching requirements and attainment targets. Ofsted is the body with responsibility for inspecting schools and the quality of teaching in schools.