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Early in 2011, the government announced a major review of the National Curriculum. This review will look at many aspects of the current curriculum and may make changes to the attainment levels. The findings of this review will be published at the end of 2012 and then will come into force in September 2013.
The following information is currently accurate but might change in line with the new review:
Within the Foundation Stage there are Early Learning Goals within each subject area . In addition there are a series of Stepping Stones that lead towards these Early Learning Goals and these are noted in your childs Foundation Stage Profile Booklet. The ELG’s list the knowledge and understanding that your child should have confidence in when moving on to the next stage in the National Curriculum, Key Stage One.
The lowest is Level 1, which describes the achievements of children at around the age of five. Children move up through the levels at a rate of approximately one level for each two years of school. Children at the end of year 2, which is the end of Key Stage 1, are expected to achieve at least Level 2.
Children at the end of primary school (year 6, Key Stage 2) are expected to achieve at least Level 4.
The website from the government department with in- depth detail of all the changes to the curriculum and when they are due to happen.National Curriculum Online >>
The website detailing the programs of study and levels expected from the National Curriculum.