Standards and Testing Agency

Latest from the Standards and Testing Agency

  1. National curriculum assessments: key stage 2, 2019 (provisional)
  2. Memorandum of Understanding: Ofqual and STA
  3. Key stage 2 science sampling 2018: methodology note and outcomes

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What the Standards and Testing Agency does

We set the tests to assess children in education from early years to the end of key stage 2.

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

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Key stage 2 tests: 2019 mathematics test materials
  2. Reception baseline assessment
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News and communications

  1. Yellow Label Service moratorium
  2. STA assessment update: 18 December 2018
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Standards and Testing Agency business plan: 2019 to 2024
  2. Standards and Testing Agency Framework
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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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