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Back to basics planned for primary school curriculum

11 June 2012 Last updated at 20:27 BST

The government has said it wants more spelling, times tables and arithmetic included in children's education at primary school.

It is being billed as a "back to basics" curriculum and it could be at the heart of teaching in schools across England.

Reeta Chakrabarti reports.