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Clarification: key stage 1 and 2 teacher assessment and moderation guidance

Information for schools and local authorities

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We have published today (8 March 2016) information for schools and local authorities about the recent changes to key stage 1 (KS1) and key stage 2 (KS2) tests, teacher assessments and local authority moderation for 2016.

Clarification: key stage 1 and 2 teacher assessment and moderation guidance includes information about:

  • the teacher assessment submission date change
  • evidence to support teacher assessment judgements at the end of a key stage
  • KS2 writing ‘working at the expected standard’ Morgan and Leigh examples
  • handwriting for KS1 and KS2
  • using exemplification materials for KS1 and KS2
  • exclamation and use of an exclamation mark for KS1 and KS2
  • the LA moderation process
  • Ofsted and regional school commissioners treatment of the interim TA frameworks
Published 8 March 2016