Here is a glossary of terms to help you to understand some of the abbreviations that can be used in school.


FS                 Foundation Stage

FS1               Nursery

FS2               Reception

KS1              Key Stage 1 (Year 1 & 2)

KS2              Key Stage 2 (Year 3, 4, 5 & 6)

L.A               Local Authority

N.C               National Curriculum

D.T                Design & Technology

ICT                Information & Communication Technology

MFL              Modern Foreign Languages

ISP                Intensive Support Programme

I.E.P              Individual Education Plan

SEN              Special Education Need

SA                School Action

SAP              School Action Plus

S                   Statement

SENSS         Special Educational Needs Support Service

CAMHS        Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service

TRIPLE P     Positive Parenting Programme

EP                Educational Psychologist

A&T             Able & Talented

SENCO        Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator

TA                Teaching Assistant

CP                Creative Partnership

LC                Learning Challenge

SC               Success Criteria

ELG             Early Learning Goals


(This information is taken from the School Journal)