Key Stage

noun (in the UK) any of the four stages into which the national curriculum is divided, at the end of which pupils are required to complete assessment tasks.

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  • Key Stage 3 — is the legal term for the three years of schooling in maintained schools in England and Wales normally known as Year 7, Year 8 and Year 9, when pupils are aged between 11 and 14. In Northern Ireland the term also refers to the first three years… …   Wikipedia

  • Key Stage 2 — is the legal 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 pupils are aged between 7 and 11. The term is applied differently in Northern Ireland where it… …   Wikipedia

  • Key Stage 4 — is the legal term for the last two years of compulsory schooling in maintained schools in England, Wales and Northern Ireland normally known as Year 10 and Year 11 in England and Wales, and Year 11 and Year 12 in Northern Ireland, when pupils are …   Wikipedia

  • Key Stage 1 — is the legal 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. This Key Stage normally covers pupils during infant school, although in some… …   Wikipedia

  • Key Stage 5 — is an unofficial label used to describe the two years of post compulsory education for students aged 16 18, or at sixth form, in the United Kingdom, to align with previous Key Stages as labelled for the National Curriculum. Halfway through Key… …   Wikipedia

  • key stage — noun (education) Any of the four age based levels of the National Curriculum in England and Wales • • • Main Entry: ↑key …   Useful english dictionary

  • Key Stage — A Key Stage is a stage of the state education system in the UK and Gibraltar setting the educational knowledge expected of students at various ages.The stages are as follows: * Key Stage 0: Nursery and reception years (3 5 years old). More… …   Wikipedia

  • Key Stage — noun Any of the stages of the state education system of the United Kingdom and Gibraltar, introduced with the in 1988, defining the knowledge expected of students at various ages …   Wiktionary

  • stage — A partition of the software effort that is of a manageable size and that represents a meaningful and measurable set of related tasks performed by the project. Usually considered a subdivision of a software life cycle and is often ended with a… …   Financial and business terms

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