By the end of Key Stage 1 all pupils should be able to:
In age-appropriate1 books, the pupils can:
In a book that they can already read fluently, the pupil can:
At the end of KS2, children are assessed against the expected standard for reading in the SATs examinations which take place in May of Year 6.
These examinations assess the skills and knowledge children have acquired in Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 as detailed below.