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Year 3 and Year 4

Ciricullum 7-8 yearsAge: Usually between 7 to 9 years old

Stage of learning journey:  Lower Key Stage 2.

Curriculum:  National Curriculum


Find out the details of what your child will be learning in  year 3 and  year 4.

There are no formal national tests in years 3 and 4, your child will be working towards year 6 SATs.

Their progress will be assessed and monitored by the school, most schools use a scheme called Puma (maths) and Pira (reading) to do termly assessments.

Generally you will be invited to at least two parents evenings a year and will receive a report at the end of each year. You can discuss your child's progress at anytime if you have concerns.

At the end of key stage 2 your child will be extected to:

  • use joined up handwriting 
  • know their times tables up to and including 12
  • be able to spell a list of words Word list for years 3 and 4  (63 KB)

Useful Links

  • Rising stars UK - news, advice and free resources to help you keep abreast of what's going on in primary education, as well as the latest resources to help your child reach their full potential.

  • The NCETM - teacher’s resources, free to register, but may also be some useful content here for parents around maths.

  • Timetable rockstars - Resource to help with times tables.

  • BBC Radio 2 500 words competition 

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