2017 key stage 2: assessment and reporting arrangements (ARA)
- Standards and Testing Agency and Department for Education
- Part of:
- National curriculum assessments: key stage 2 tests, Schools: statutory guidance, National curriculum assessments: guidance for local authorities, and Exams, testing and assessment
- 21 October 2016
- Last updated:
- 21 March 2017, see all updates
Statutory guidance for assessing and reporting the national curriculum at key stage 2 (KS2) in the 2016 to 2017 academic year.
This guidance is for schools, local authorities and governing bodies responsible for end of KS2 assessment, including KS2 tests.
The arrangements apply to maintained schools, maintained special schools, academies, free schools, Service Children’s Education (SCE) schools and participating independent schools with pupils in KS2.
Published: 21 October 2016
Updated: 21 March 2017
- Clarification to section 4.1: Square grids are provided to support pupils to answer particular questions, in each of the mathematics papers.
- First published.