Critically assess the development of one core OR one foundation National Curriculum subject.
Your essay should cover the following points:
1. What factors led to the subject’s inclusion in the National Curriculum?
2. What view does the National Curriculum in this subject take, implicitly and explicitly, of the subject as a resource for the general education of pupils in schools?
3. In what respects has the framework and/or content of the National Curriculum in this subject proved controversial?
4. In what respects has the introduction of the National Curriculum in this subject changed the way the subject is taught and learned in schools?