Tests and assessments (key stage 2)

Key dates, sample and test materials, administration, moderation, assessing and reporting, statistics, frameworks.

Guidance and regulation

  1. Key stage 1 and key stage 2 test dates
  2. Key stage 2 tests: 2019 mathematics test materials
  3. Key stage 2 tests: 2019 English grammar, punctuation and spelling test materials
  4. The engagement model
  5. Reporting to parents at the end of key stages 1 and 2
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News and communications

  1. Results show primary pupils are ready for secondary school
  2. STA assessment update: 18 December 2018
  3. Gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers narrows
  4. STA assessment update: 11 December 2018
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Research and statistics

  1. 2019 national curriculum test handbook
  2. 2018 maladministration report
  3. National curriculum assessments: key stage 2, 2019 (revised)
  4. National curriculum assessments: key stage 2, 2019 (provisional)
  5. Key stage 2 science sampling 2018: methodology note and outcomes
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Regulating national assessments
  2. Primary school pupil assessment: Rochford Review recommendations
  3. Performance descriptors: key stages 1 and 2
  4. New national curriculum: primary assessment and accountability
  5. Primary pupil assessment: Rochford Review impact assessment
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. National assessments regulation annual report 2018
  2. National assessments regulation annual report 2017
  3. Cost of administering SATs in primary school
  4. Key stage 2 attainment for children recorded as adopted from care
  5. Standards and Testing Agency: full business case summary
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