What is Key Stage 1?
Key stage 1 is the term we use for schooling in Year 1 and Year 2, pupils will be aged between 5 and 7.
Some schools still call this Infant school whilst others have an integrated Primary School which has Infants and Juniors together - Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2.
What will my child learn in Key Stage 1?
Your child will be taught the National Curriculum:
English, Maths, Science, History, Geography, Music, Physical Education (PE), Computing, Design and Technology and Art and Design.
Some schools will send home a curriculum newsletter every term which will give you an insight into what your child is learning in each subject, some schools have this on their websites.
If your school does not you can request a copy of what your child is learning for the term.
Key Stage 1 is a phase of primary education for pupils aged 5 to 7 in England, or 6 to 8 in Northern Ireland. Find out what your child will be learning in English, Maths, Geography, History, Art etc..
What does KS1 cover - Maths, English, Science and helpful worksheets to help your child.
The National Curriculum Framework in England - Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2
Tips for reading, key milestones at age 5, 6 and 7, Phonics, recommended reads.
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