In July 2020 the Minister for Education, Kirsty Williams, instigated an independent review to advise on and improve the teaching of themes and experiences relating to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities across all parts of the school curriculum. In March 2021, The ministerial working group chaired by Professor Charlotte Williams OBE, published
Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Communities, Contributions and Cynefin in the New Curriculum Working Group: final report (LINK) The recommendations will now mean that all learning areas will need to reflect the diverse experiences, histories and contributions of all our learners to both past and present Wales. Diversity is also a cross cutting theme in the new curriculum in Wales.
As a result of this, NHS has set up a Diversity curriculum planning team that has representatives from each area of learning. These Diversity Champions have been researching, planning and developing resources as they embark on driving this work within their areas. This is exciting work and we endeavour to ensure that all our curriculum reflects and recognises all our learners. The new curriculum in Wales allows us to challenge ourselves by developing a decolonised curriculum. We are also committed to ensuring that representation is a priority within our physical school but also in our curriculum.