Key Stage 1
Key Stage 1 (KS1) is made up of two year groups - Year 1 and Year 2. To enter Year 1, children must already be 5 years old by the first of September of the admission year. Similarly, children need to be 6 years old by the 1st of September to enter Year 2. Class sizes of 25 children, with a full time teacher and classroom assistant, allow for a high level of individual attention.
The KS1 teaching staff work together as a team, planning and sharing ideas and providing a supportive, caring and stimulating learning environment, that encourages children to become independent learners. The curriculum is designed to enable the children to grow in confidence and ability. The school-wide attributes we hope to foster are:
In Key Stage 1 homework is given on a regular basis and serves to reinforce class teaching. There is a balance and range in homework activities with no one subject being given preference.
The Key Stage 1 Phase ends with Standard Assessment Tests which are administered in Year 2.
To find detailed information about our KS1 curriculum- follow the curriculum tabs for the subject areas.