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key stage

n
(Education) education (in England and Wales)any one of four broad age-group divisions (5–7; 7–11; 11–14; 14–16) to which each level of the National Curriculum applies
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school covers all the main key stages of education, parents retain the right at key stage 2 and key stage 3 to transfer to another school if they so desire.
Each education authority was set a 'benchmark' target by the Welsh Government for children reaching the required academic standard at two key stages.
I also want to hear views on the development of new areas of learning and programmes of study for language, literacy and communication and mathematical development in the Foundation Phase; and, English, Welsh and mathematics in key stages 2, 3 and 4.
The trend saw girls' raw scores in the early-years foundation phase and Key Stages 1, 2, 3 and 4 consistently top those of boys.
We are working in close partnership with schools to ensure the best outcomes for children and young people at all key stages, and look forward to seeing improvement in this summer's results.
But Newcastle and Sunderland schools struggled, and Newcastle saw worrying drops in Key Stages One and Three.
On average, the attainment of Pakistani and Bangladeshi pupils is lower than white and Indian pupils across all four Key Stages of education.
Every year, the results of school performances in key stages one to three tests for children aged 7, 11 and 14 in English, maths and science are published for parents and educators.
a leading online lifestyle retailer serving the shopping needs of women at key stages of their lives, will use the MediaBin platform to catalog, update, and distribute product images for its babystyle.
Girls outperformed boys at end of Foundation Phase and both Key Stages and in all subjects.
Outcomes in English at the end of all Key Stages mask relative underachievement in writing.
The bulletin, Academic Achievement By Pupil Characteristics, 2007-2009, showed that the gender gap was smaller in mathematics and science than in English and Welsh first language in Key Stages 1 to 3 in 2009.