"The programmes of study will apply from five years of age, likewise the attainment targets."

Not much else to add really, specifically the last part I have trouble understanding? How can an attainment target something? I have never seen this constellation, help please.

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    "attainment target" is a noun. It's some buzzword specific to the context. Jan 4, 2017 at 22:14
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    Does it help to equate "likewise the attainment targets" with "the attainment targets will also apply from five years of age"? Jan 6, 2017 at 18:49

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attainment targets

are predetermined milestones in the development of a child which need to be achieved for further advancement and continued school certification. It is a BrE phrase.

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