STARTING PRESCHOOL

At Lindale Preschool we are able to accept children between the ages of 2-4 years 11 months.  (We can take children as soon as they are two).

STARTING PRIMARY SCHOOL

Children can start in Reception as detailed below:

Child born between                                     Year of starting school (Reception class)

1 September 2014 and 31 August 2015                                     September 2019

1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016                                     September 2020

1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017                                     September 2021

PRIMARY EDUCATION IN ENGLAND

Primary schools admit children between the ages of 5-11 years of age.  (Children can start in Reception class at 4 years of age, but full time education is not compulsory until a child turns 5 years old).  Most primary schools are divided into Infants (Key Stage 1) and Juniors (Key Stage 2).

Year Group                      Age of Children 

Reception                               4-5 years               (Early Years Foundation Stage)

INFANTS

Year 1                                     5-6 years

Year 2                                     6-7 years               (SAT’s take place for Key Stage 1)

JUNIORS

Year 3                                     7-8 years

Year 4                                     8-9 years

Year 5                                     9-10 years

Year 6                                     10-11 years           (SAT’s take place for Key Stage 2)