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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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THE North East regional round of the National Schools Championships featured eight schools competing across four events (key stage three boys and girls and key stage four boys and girls).
Whilst this book clearly has appeal for the youngest children in the school, the requirement for Year 6 pupils to learn about evolution, adaptation and natural selection makes this a key text for use in upper Key Stage 2.
Leaders at the Hove Edge school have failed to recognise that in key stage 2, pupils' progress is poor because of weak teaching, Ofsted said.
Inspector Elizabeth Evans said improvements needed to be made in key stage two and that changes in staff since the last inspection had 'contributed to inconsistencies in teaching'.
The key stage 1 test period is in May, with phonics screening check week beginning Monday 11 June 2018.
EVERY Year 6 pupil at two schools in the West Midlands hit the expected levels in Key Stage 2 assessments.
Figures released by the government reveal that nearly nine in 10 Year 6 pupils hit the expected levels in Key Stage 2 assessments at Coventry's best performing primary - Limbrick Wood Primary School in Tile Hill.
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According to an analysis of pupil outcomes for the 2015-16 academic year, an increasing number of pupils of all ages are attaining the highest levels at each key stage.
"Despite the strengthening picture across the board, outcomes at the end of Key Stage 4, particularly for FSM pupils and in the Level 1 and Level 2 thresholds, are not yet high enough."
UNTIL recently the Key Stage 1 SATs (Statutory Assessment Tests) on six and seven-year-olds were low-key and often the children were not even aware they were being tested.