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At primary school

Browse by school year:

Year 1 (age 5–6)

Phonics and learning through play: what your child will learn in Year 1.
English curriculum for Year 1
Maths curriculum for Year 1

Year 2 (age 6–7)

Phonics and fractions: what your child will learn in Year 2.
English curriculum for Year 2
Maths curriculum for Year 2

Year 3 (age 7–8)

Comprehension and spelling rules: what your child will learn in Year 3.
English curriculum for Year 3
Maths curriculum for Year 3

Year 4 (age 8–9)

Times tables and fronted adverbials: what your child will learn in Year 4.
English curriculum for Year 4
Maths curriculum for Year 4

Year 5 (age 9–10)

Grammar and independent learning: what your child will learn in Year 5.
English curriculum for Year 5
Maths curriculum for Year 5

Year 6 (age 10–11)

Tests and preparing for secondary school: what your child will learn in Year 6.
English curriculum for Year 6
Maths curriculum for Year 6
Key Stage 2 SATs

Grammar & literacy glossary

Need a refresher on fronted adverbials or the passive voice? Get to know what your child is learning at school with our guide to common terms and phrases used in schools.

Guide to the 11+

Your questions answers about the 11+ exam.

About the 11+

Starting secondary school

Top tips to help your child prepare for secondary school.

Get ready for secondary school

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