Our purpose is to provide an effective and robust testing, assessment and moderation system to measure and monitor pupils’ progress and attainment through primary school from reception to the end of key stage 2 (KS2). We are also responsible for managing the general qualifications logistics service provided to exam centres and examiners.
developing and implementing assessment policy to measure pupils’ progress in primary schools, including assessment arrangements for pupils working below the standard of the national curriculum tests
delivering national curriculum assessment cycles, including the development and delivery of tests at key stage 1 (KS1) and KS2, as well as the phonics screening check, multiplication tables check (MTC) and reception baseline assessment (RBA)
supporting schools to administer tests, checks and assessments
setting and maintaining test standards
managing the submission and moderation of teacher assessment
managing the general qualifications logistics service provided to exam centres and examiners