Key Stages Explained

All primary schools are divided into 3 Key Stages

EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage): Nursery and Reception children

Key Stage 1: Years 1 and 2

Key Stage 2: Years 3, 4, 5, and 6

(Key Stage 2 may be further divided into Lower *KS2 – Years 3 & 4 and Upper *KS2 – Years 5 & 6)

*KS = Key Stage