Statutory guidance

Key stage 2: Assessment and reporting arrangements

This publication was withdrawn on 8 September 2014

Statutory guidance for headteachers, governing bodies and local authority co-ordinators.


This statutory guidance is for:

  • headteachers
  • governing bodies
  • local authority assessment co-ordinators
  • all involved in assessment and reporting in key stage 2

It applies to:

  • maintained schools
  • academies and free schools
  • pupil referral units
  • independent schools

This guidance covers assessment and reporting requirements for key stage 2 for the 2013 to 2014 academic year. It also includes information on:

  • how to prepare for and administer key stage 2 national curriculum tests
  • teacher assessment
  • the requirements for reporting results to parents

It is reviewed annually.