Year 3 and Year 4
Age: 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)
- 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