Need a refresher on SATs or want to find out about flashcards? Take a look at our guide to common terms and phrases used in schools.
For help with grammar and literacy, take a look at the Grammar and literacy glossary.
For help with maths terms, take a look at the Maths glossary.
It is often used as a term for an intervention programme but it is also a not-for-profit organisation that provides training techniques to support teachers to help children identified as underachieving: www.catchup.org.
Being able to match one object to one other object or person. Children need to learn one-to-one correspondence in order to be able to count.
This can be practised in a number of different play situations, such as laying the table, or setting out a tea party. For example, each person at the table needs ‘one’ cup.
SATs stands for Standard Assessment Tasks. These are national tests in spelling, punctuation, and grammar, as well as reading and maths, taken by children at the end of both Key Stage 1 (Year 2) and Key Stage 2 (Year 6). Writing is assessed by the teacher.