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The aim of this study is to determine the level of perception and adoption of the new curriculum by the primary school principals and class teachers. The data gathered using a questionnaire conducted on 58 primary school principals and 395 class teachers in the city centre of Şanlıurfa, was analyzed and interpreted. Findings of this study showed that school principals and class teachers have adopted this curriculum at satisfying level. The highest dimensions adopted by the participants was the "gains" and "teaching and learning process" of the new program. The lowest dimension perceived and adopted by school directors and class teachers was "evaluation". Principals have shown more positive agreement with all four dimensions of curriculum than class teachers. Briefed of class teachers about the new curriculum has promoted their level of perception and adoption. According to opinions of participants, the school principals are the first who perceived and adopted the curriculum.