Cambridge Primary Review
The Cambridge Primary Review was a wide-ranging independent enquiry into the condition and future of
primary education in England begun in October 2006 & published in October 2009.Between October 2007 and May 2008 the Review published as interim reports 28 research surveys and an account of the 2007 regional Community Soundings. In February 2009 it published a two-volume special report on the primary curriculum.
The launch of the Review was preceded by nearly three years of planning and by consultation with
government, opposition parties, DfES/DCSF officials, the all-party Commons Education and Skills (now
Children, Schools and Families) Committee, public bodies involved in the primary phase of education, the
teaching unions and a range of other interested organisations.
The Review was initiated and directed by Professor Robin Alexander, Fellow of Wolfson College at the University of Cambridge and Professor of Education Emeritus at the University of Warwick. Its Advisory Committee chaired by Dame Gillian Pugh, Visiting Professor at the University of London Institute of Education, Chair of the National Childrenʼs Bureau and formerly Chief Executive of Coram Family.
Posted October 19, 2010 at 8:28 AM