Key Stage 1 & 2 – Quality Learning

Key Stage 1 & 2

Key Stage 1 is the  term for the two years of schooling in maintained schools in England and Wales normally known as Year 1 and Year 2, when pupils are aged between 5 and 7 and Key Stage 2 is the  term for the four years of schooling in maintained schools in England and Wales normally known as Year 3, Year 4, Year 5 and Year 6, when the pupils are aged between 7 and 11 years.

Spelling lists for KS1 and KS2

Recommended Reading for KS1 & KS2

Reading books and stories is the best way to improve literacy, vocabulary, creativity and fluency. You can click here to see a list of books that are at an appropriate difficulty and that your child will enjoy reading.

Handwriting Practice

Handwriting practice is very important as it is a skill that is best developed at an early age. Having neat, legible handwriting is important as it is linked with higer organisational skills, and it means that examiners will not struggle to read the answers that have been written in exams
​​Handwriting Booklet 1
Handwriting Booklet 2
Handwriting Booklet 3

Times Table Practice

Times Tables are a fundamental skill in all mathematics and the sooner that students are able to learn them, the easier maths will be for them in the future as it is used so much across mathematics and is a very large part of the Arithmetic SATs test
1 – 12 Times Tables
http://www.timestable.co/ is a very helpful website with tips and tricks, and gives the student the ability to practise online for free