Key Stages 1 & 2
Key Stage 1 (primary school Years 3 and 4) builds on Foundation Stage experiences, and Key Stage 2 (primary school Years 5, 6 and 7) builds on Key Stage 1 experiences. As children progress through these stages, they move from informal to more formal learning.
Curriculum at Key Stages 1 and 2
The Northern Ireland Curriculum aims to empower young people to achieve their potential and to make informed and responsible decisions throughout their lives. The learning opportunities provided should help young people to develop as individuals, contributors to society and contributors to the economy and environment.
The statutory curriculum at Key Stages 1 and 2 is set out under the following Areas of Learning and Whole Curriculum Skills and Capabilities.
The Development Pathway
Featured Learning Resources
Keeping Our Money Safe
Activities designed to build pupils’ knowledge and understanding of handling their money, making choices and paying for the things they need and wantKS1&2GENEng
Platinum Jubilee 2022
In 2022, Queen Elizabeth II becomes the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee after 70 years of service.KS1&2KS3SENEng
Pharmacy Schools Programme
This online resource can support learning about how we can use health professionals and health services in our community.FSKS1&2GENEng
CCEA is conducting two surveys, one for teachers and one for pupils, to gain insight into the implementation and impact of the Period Dignity Pilot Scheme since its launch in September 2021.
Today, Thursday 16 December 2021, CCEA has published the findings from the Period Poverty surveys, which assessed the frequency and extent of period poverty across schools and colleges in Northern Ireland.