Glossary

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Term Definition
Year 1 Search for term Year 1

Covers 5 to 6 year-olds as part of Key Stage 1.

Year 10 Search for term Year 10

Covers 14 to 15 year-olds as part of Key Stage 4.

Year 11 Search for term Year 11

Covers 15 to 16 year-olds as part of Key Stage 4.

Year 12 Search for term Year 12

Covers 16 to 17 year-olds.

Year 13 Search for term Year 13

Covers 17 to 18 year-olds.

Year 2 Search for term Year 2

Covers 6 to 7 year-olds as part of Key Stage 1.

Year 3 Search for term Year 3

Covers 7 to 8 year-olds as part of Key Stage 2.

Year 4 Search for term Year 4

Covers 8 to 9 year-olds as part of Key Stage 2.

Year 5 Search for term Year 5

Covers 9 to 10 year-olds as part of Key Stage 2.

Year 6 Search for term Year 6

Covers 10 to 11 year-olds as part of Key Stage 2.

Year 7 Search for term Year 7

Covers 11 to 12 year-olds as part of Key Stage 3.

Year 8 Search for term Year 8

Covers 12 to 13 year-olds as part of Key Stage 3.

Year 9 Search for term Year 9

Covers 13 to 14 year-olds as part of Key Stage 3.

Yellis Search for term Yellis

Year 11 Information System provides innovative tests widely used in the UK and elsewhere, forming a baseline for value-added measures in secondary schools.

YJB Search for term YJB

The Youth Justice Board oversees the youth justice system in England and Wales. They work to prevent offending by children and young people under the age of 18, and to ensure that custody for them is safe, secure, and addresses the causes of their offending.

Young apprenticeship Search for term Young apprenticeship

A course which allows 14- to 16-year-olds to study for vocational qualifications not just in the classroom but in college, with training providers and in the workplace too.

Young, Gifted and Talented Search for term Young, Gifted and Talented

The Y, G and T website provides information and resources to help support gifted learners, their parents/carers, educators, governors and LAs. The site will inspire, encourage and motivate learners and staff with stimulating programmes and activities, as well as provide information, resources and new ways of learning.

Youth Justice Board Search for term Youth Justice Board

The YJB oversees the youth justice system in England and Wales. They work to prevent offending by children and young people under the age of 18, and to ensure that custody for them is safe, secure, and addresses the causes of their offending behaviour.

Youth Matters Search for term Youth Matters

Youth Matters, the youth Green Paper, sets out to give young people more choice and influence over services and facilities available to them, while encouraging them to volunteer and contribute to their communities.

Youth offending team Search for term Youth offending team

A body set up to address the needs of young offenders.

Youth Sport Trust Search for term Youth Sport Trust

The YST exists to support the education and development of all young people through physical education and sport.

YR Search for term YR

Reception Year

YST Search for term YST

The Youth Sport Trust exists to support the education and development of all young people through physical education and sport.