The National Curriculum

Assessment in the National Curriculum

We have put together an information leaflet for parents to explain all about assessment at Key Stage 2; we hope it helps

Assessment at Key Stage 2 – A Heatherside Guide for Parents

Working at the higher standard

Please see our information leaflets which help show how the higher standard is assessed differently at Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2

Asssessment at Greater Depth in English – Information for Parents

Asssessment at Greater Depth in Maths – Information for Parents

Curriculum Information Presentation for Parents

Please see the link below for a website copy of the presentation.  We hope parents will find this helpful.

National Curriculum presentation for Parents – Website version

The Primary Curriculum  can be read via the link below.  We are working with pupils, staff and parents to help ensure any changes directly benefit our children and that we continue to shape and deliver learning that will enable both excellence and enjoyment to be achieved.


Rising Stars have produced a Guidance Booklet for Parents which in concludes the statutory curriculum content. We hope you might find this useful Parents_Complete_Guide_New Curriculum

Confused about Grammar?  Here is the complete Grammar Glossary from the Department for Education


Statutory Spelling Lists

Within the new Primary Curriculum there are published lists of spellings which children are expected to be able to write and recall accurately.  Please see the links below for details along with the list of the 100 High Frequency Words.

Year 3 and 4 Statutory Spelling List

Year 5 and 6 Statutory Spelling List

100 High Frequency Words