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Key Stage 2

Key Stage 2 children

Key Stage 2 covers Year 3, Year 4, Year 5 and Year 6 and ends with Key Stage 2 SATs in England and Wales. Throughout KS2 you child will be taught many new concepts and have to master tricky skills, so how can you help them at home? 

Boost Key Stage 2 learning with expert information and resources

Supporting KS2 work at home doesn't have to be hard! In this section you'll find all the expert information you need as a parent or mentor, as well as engaging, teacher-created KS2 English worksheets and KS2 maths worksheets, covering core topics like comprehension, grammar, spelling, multiplying, dividing, mental maths and solving problems using time, measure or money, as well as Key Stage 2 science worksheets, SATs past papers and practice papers for the Year 6 Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling test. 

We have covered every part of the latest national curriculum to support your children's learning and development in the KS2 years. 


Friends playing together in playground
How your child develops in Key Stage 2
What changes can you expect to see in your child over the next four years?
Boy wearing goggles holding test tube
Simple experiments for KS2 scientists
Have you got a budding Galileo or Newton in the family? Help your child's developing scientific enquiries by finding out what they will be learning in science lessons and how to support their practice at home.
Multiple choice exam paper
Key Stage 2 SATs testing - what's involved?
Not sure what your 11 year old will be tested on in their SATs? Read on to find out more, along with examples of the questions they may come up against.


Subtracting a tens number from a three digit number tutorial
Subtracting a tens number from a three digit number tutorial
Let our digital teacher show you how to subtract a three digit number from a tens number. Then, when you're feeling confident, try and answer her on-screen questions.
Identifying acute and obtuse angles tutorial
Identifying acute and obtuse angles tutorial
Let our digital teacher show you how to identify acute and obtuse angles, then have a go yourself!
Converting fractions into percentages and decimals tutorial
Converting fractions into percentages and decimals tutorial
Let our digital teacher show you how to convert fractions into percentages and decimals, then check you've got the hang of it by answering the on-screen questions.


Irregular plural nouns wordsearch
Irregular plural nouns wordsearch
See if you can find all the irregular plural nouns for the following words hidden in this teacher-created wordsearch. You may need to look some of them up in the dictionary.
Shaped number puzzle
Shaped number puzzle
Have a look at this repeating pattern of shapes and see if you can answer these tricky questions.
Area explained
Area explained
This Year 4 (KS2) maths worksheet on area was created by a primary school teacher and will help your child understand how to calculate the area of shapes.

Area is the name we use for the amount of space a surface or 2D shape takes up. You could measure the area of a small space like a table or a big space like the school field. We measure area in square units. Have a look at these shapes. Can you work out what area in cm2 they have?
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Y4 booster pack

Booster packs for Key Stage 2

Put KS2 literacy and numeracy skills into action with hundreds of activities to boost your child's knowledge and confidence. Covering all the core learning objectives for Years 3-6 in English and maths, you'll discover fun ways to support learning in these fantastic booster packs:

Maths homework helper

Maths and English homework help is at hand!

If you dread being asked by your child to help with their maths or English homework - fear not! We've got two excellent eBooks that will help you instantly find the answers you need. Maths Homework Helper brings together everything you need to get to grips with this vital subject and life skill. With it, you can support your child's maths learning effectively at home. You’ll discover how to tackle all the different topics your child will encounter – from addition and subtraction, to ratios and percentages – and get familiar with all the latest methods used in schools.

Literacy Homework Helper covers the ins and outs of reading, writing and spelling as they are taught in the primary national curriculum. Whether you are trying to help with a specific piece of homework, your child has a problem with a topic they’ve covered at school, or you just want to give an extra boost at home to their literacy learning, this resource is designed for you to be able to quickly find relevant information for you and practical ideas and activities to help your child.

KS2 bundle

Key Stage 2 Book Bundle

Key Stage 2 is one of the most important periods in your child’s education. It’s in these school years that your child is introduced to some of the core learning concepts that they need to master before secondary school. They’ll review and consolidate learning done throughout primary school and be tested frequently to check that they are acquiring and retaining the right information.

Whether your child is struggling, jumping ahead, or you just want to check they are right on track, you can boost their child's confidence throughout Years 3, 4, 5 & 6 with TheSchoolRun Key Stage 2 Book Bundle.

There are 3 of our best-selling books in the bundle. Maths Homework Helper eBook covers all the core maths topics, from the basics of addition and subtraction to multiplication, division, working with measures, shape and space, and handling data. Grammar Made Easy eBook gives you confidence in the grammar basics so you’re fully prepared to help your child and Spelling Made Magic – our best-selling book - is packed with tips and tricks to help your child master this literacy essential.