Year - Ages

Compulsory education spans through four Key Stages

The table shows the National Curriculum Key Stages, Year Group, Phase and Age

National Curriculum Key Stages, Year Group, Phase and Age
Key Stage Year Group Phase Age Range of Majority
Early Years   Nursery 3
Reception
Part / full time
4-5
Key Stage 1 Year 1 Infant 5-6
Year 2 6-7
Key Stage 2 Year 3 Junior 7-8
Year 4 8-9
Year 5 9-10
Year 6 10-11
Key Stage 3 Year 7 Comprehensive 11-12
Year 8 12-13
Year 9 13-14
Key Stage 4 Year 10 14-15
Year 11 15-16