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What is the Key Stage 1 curriculum?

What is the Key Stage 1 curriculum?

Key Stage 1 is a part of the National Curriculum. It covers children between the ages of 5 and 7 in Years 1 and 2, and sets out which subjects have to be taught. It also determines how children should be tested. Take a look at our brief video below where Alison will talk you through Key Stage 1.

Why do I want to teach Key Stage 1?

KS1 is a critical stage in children’s learning. It’s where they learn the basics that they’ll rely on as they move through their mathematical journey. It gives you an overview and lets you know what you need to do to challenge children towards greater depth.

What is key stage standard in curriculum guide?

Key Stage Standard – This shows the degree or quality of proficiency that the learner is able to demonstrate in each key stage after learning a particular learning area in relation to the core learning area standard.

Does Key Stage 1 include reception?

Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) – ages 3-5 (Nursery and Reception) Key Stage 1 – ages 5-7 (Years 1-2)

What is the difference between Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2?

Key Stage 1 covers first and second primary school years (reception year is covered by the Early Years Foundation Stage). Key Stage 2 covers third to sixth primary school years. The subjects which are covered in Key Stages 1 and 2 are the same: English.

What age is Reception and year 1?

Key stages

Child’s age Year Key stage
3 to 4 Early years
4 to 5 Reception Early years
5 to 6 Year 1 KS1
6 to 7 Year 2 KS1

What times tables should year 1 know?

In year 1, children do not need to learn any of their times tables, however, they are expected to understand some very basic multiplication facts. They should know the doubles and corresponding halves up to the number 10. They should also be able to count in multiples of 2’s, 5’s and 10’s.

What are the 4 strands in SHS?

SHS students undertake a standard core curriculum and can choose from four tracks of specialization: academic, technical-vocational and livelihood (TVL), sports, or arts and design.

What key stage is a level?


Key stage (KS) Ages Final exams
2 8-11 by 31 August SATs, eleven plus exam (generally only for Grammar school entry)
3 12-14 by 31 August
4 15-16 by 31 August GCSEs
5 17-18 by 31 August A-Levels, AS-Levels, NVQs, National Diplomas, International Baccalaureate

What age is reception and Year 1?

Is reception the same as Year 1?

Reception (also known as Nursery, Year R, Year 0 or FS2 for foundation second year) is the first year of primary school in England and Wales. It comes after nursery and before Year One in England and Wales, or before Primary 2 in Northern Ireland. Pupils in Reception are usually aged between four and five.