Key Stage 1

Key Stage 1 is the legal term for the two years of schooling in maintained schools in England and Wales normally knows as Year 1 and Year 2. All the pupils in this stage must follow a programme of education in at least 10 statutory areas set out on the National Curriculum Website.

Our aim is for the children to enjoy their time at school and to develop knowledge, understanding and values I order to reach their full potential in all academic and social areas of school life. The work of each year group is guided by the appropriate level of the English National Curriculum, Key Stage 1, which is by nature broad and balanced.

Key Stage 1 tasks and tests cover:
◈ Reading
◈ Writing
◈ Speaking and listening
◈ Maths
◈ Science

In language an literacy we aim to provide rich ad stimulating environment in which children in interest and pleasure I communicating in English.In Mathematics and Science we aim to develop a knowledge an understanding of the role of these subjects in everyday life.
Music, Drama and Art are also taught for extended periods, allowing children to immerse themselves fully in a subject before needing to move on.

Annually, work is reviewed annually to ensure our programme of study an timetabling meet the needs and interests of our pupils and school community. Parents are informed of their children performance and of any significant changes.