Key
Stages


Children’s Learning

Every state school is required by law to deliver the National Curriculum (September 2014), but whilst advice and guidance in the form of programmes of study is provided, schools are able to plan and organise teaching and learning in the way that best meets the needs of their pupils.

In school children’s learning is organised into Key Stages.

What are Key Stages?

The term ‘Key Stages’ refers to the different stages of education. Schools usually identify four ‘Key Stages’ as well as an ‘Early Years Foundation Stage’ (children in Nursery and Reception).

Here at Tynsel Parkes we have:

Early Years Foundation Stage - Nursery & Reception Class
Key Stage 1 - Year 1 and Year 2
Lower Key Stage 2 - Year 3 and Year 4

To complete Key Stage 2 (Year 5 and Year 6), children transfer to a middle school at the end of Year 4.

Below you can find information about children’s learning organised by Key Stages.

Early Years Foundation Stage

What to expect, when?  - a guide to your child's learning & development in EYFS

Nursery Curriculum Map

Reception Curriculum Map

Reception End of Year Expectations

Key Stage 1

Reading and Writing Schemes used in KS1

Year 1 Curriculum Map

Year 1 End of Year Expectations

Year 2 Curriculum Map

Year 2 End of Year Expectations

Lower Key Stage 2

Year 3 Curriculum Map

Year 3 End of Year Expectations

Year 4 Curriculum Map

Year 4 End of Year Expectations

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