Standards and Testing Agency

Latest from the Standards and Testing Agency

  1. Reporting to parents at the end of key stages 1 and 2
  2. School reports on pupil performance: guide for headteachers
  3. Pre-key stage 1 standards

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What the Standards and Testing Agency does

We develop and deliver assessments for children in education between reception and the end of key stage 2.

STA is an executive agency, sponsored by the Department for Education.

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Research and statistics

  1. 2019 national curriculum test handbook
  2. 2018 maladministration report
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Primary assessment in England
  2. Primary school pupil assessment: Rochford Review recommendations
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Our management

Una Bennett
Una Bennett
CEO and Accounting Officer, STA

Contact STA

Standards and Testing Agency

Cheylesmore House
Ground Floor South Building
5 Quinton Road
United Kingdom

National curriculum assessments helpline

0300 303 3013

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