Secondary

KS3 is the abbreviated term for Key Stage three and is the legal term for three years of schooling for schools in England and Wales between the ages of 11-14, also known as year 7, year 8 and year 9 and applies to children who are in secondary education. All pupils in this key stage must follow a programme of education in at least 15 subjects: Mathematics, English, Science, History, Geography t...

Although the SATs exams have been abolished for Key Stage 3, there is a formal test when your child reaches the end of this stage, when he/she reaches the age of 14. The tests for KS3 will cover: English (including reading, writing and studying a Shakespeare play) Mathematics (including mental arithmetic) Sciences ...