National curriculum assessments: key stage 1 tests

Guidance for headteachers, teachers and test administrators involved in administering the national curriculum tests for key stage 1.

The 2021 national curriculum assessments, including key stage 1 tests and teacher assessments, have been cancelled.

This guidance will next be updated in the 2021/22 test cycle.

Key stage 1 assessment and reporting arrangements

Key stage 1 planner

Access arrangements

Test administration


Published 12 September 2016
Last updated 6 June 2017 + show all updates
  1. 2017 scaled score guidance page added.

  2. Addition of 2017 assessment and reporting arrangements (ARA) and planner.

  3. First published.