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The National Curriculum


Understanding your child's level

  Autumn Term Spring Term  Summer Term 
EYFS Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 or 3+
Year 1 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 or 6+
Year 2 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 or 9+
Year 3 Step 10 Step 11 Step 12 or 12+
Year 4 Step 13 Step 14 Step 15 or 15+
Year 5 Step 16 Step 17 Step 18 or 18+
Year 6 Step 19 Step 20 Step 21 or 21+


The table above shows the age expected step for each term for each year group.  Below are steps relating to each year group in more detail. This will help you with curriculum activities for your child and also with homework opportunities.

At the end of the Summer Term your child may have a '+' next to the number. This means that your child is working at 'greater depth' in that subject. Learning in all areas is secure and transferred and applied in different contexts. Pupils can explain their understanding fluently to others.