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The national school and education curriculum is a setup and layout of the national education content. Take up the quiz below and see how well you understand it not to mention advance on your knowledge. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the term describing the sections of the curriculum?

    • A.

      Core Subjects

    • B.

      Key Sessions

    • C.

      Key Stages

    • D.

      Lesson Plans

    Correct Answer
    C. Key Stages
    Explanation
    The term "Key Stages" is used to describe the sections or phases of the curriculum in education. It refers to the different age groups or grade levels in which students are grouped together and taught specific subjects and skills. Key Stages help to structure and organize the curriculum, ensuring that students progress and develop their knowledge and abilities in a systematic manner throughout their education.

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  • 2. 

    How many key stages are there in the National Curriculum?

    • A.

      Two

    • B.

      Five

    • C.

      Three

    • D.

      Four

    Correct Answer
    D. Four
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Four. The National Curriculum in the UK is divided into four key stages: Key Stage 1 (ages 5-7), Key Stage 2 (ages 7-11), Key Stage 3 (ages 11-14), and Key Stage 4 (ages 14-16). Each key stage represents a different phase of education and covers specific subjects and learning objectives.

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  • 3. 

    What age range covers Key Stage 3?

    • A.

      5 yo 6 years

    • B.

      11 to 14 years

    • C.

      0 to 5 years

    • D.

      14 to 16 years

    Correct Answer
    B. 11 to 14 years
    Explanation
    Key Stage 3 covers the age range of 11 to 14 years. This is the stage of education in the United Kingdom that follows Key Stage 2 (ages 7 to 11) and precedes Key Stage 4 (ages 14 to 16). During Key Stage 3, students typically study a wide range of subjects and begin to prepare for their future academic and career paths.

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  • 4. 

    Each Key Stage is divided into?

    • A.

      8 levels

    • B.

      7 levels

    • C.

      4 levels

    • D.

      5 levels

    Correct Answer
    A. 8 levels
    Explanation
    Each Key Stage is divided into 8 levels. This means that within each Key Stage, there are 8 different levels of progression or achievement that students can reach. These levels are often used to assess and track students' progress throughout their education. The division into 8 levels allows for a more detailed and nuanced understanding of students' abilities and helps to ensure that they are appropriately challenged and supported at each stage of their education.

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  • 5. 

    What is the average level for key stage 2?

    • A.

      8

    • B.

      7

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    C. 4
    Explanation
    The average level for key stage 2 is 4. This means that, on average, students at key stage 2 are performing at a level 4 in their education.

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  • 6. 

    How are pupils assessed at the end of key stage 4?

    • A.

      AS Level

    • B.

      A Levels

    • C.

      SAT's

    • D.

      GCSE's

    Correct Answer
    D. GCSE's
    Explanation
    At the end of key stage 4, pupils are assessed through GCSE's. GCSE's are the main qualifications taken by students in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. These exams are typically taken by students aged 14-16 and cover a wide range of subjects. GCSE's are important as they determine a student's eligibility for further education or employment opportunities. Therefore, it is crucial for students to perform well in these exams to secure their future prospects.

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  • 7. 

    What National Key stage SAT test was scrapped in 2009 and replaced by a teacher assessment instead?

    • A.

      Key Stage 1

    • B.

      Key Stage 2

    • C.

      Key Stage 3

    • D.

      Key Stage 4

    Correct Answer
    A. Key Stage 1
    Explanation
    The National Key Stage SAT test that was scrapped in 2009 and replaced by a teacher assessment instead was Key Stage 1.

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