Research and analysis
Group performance in the key stage 2 science tests: 2010 and 2011
- Part of:
- Ofqual's research on the validity of qualifications and Exams, testing and assessment
- First published:
- 11 February 2014
- Applies to:
A study of how different groups of students performed in the national curriculum science tests in 2010 and 2011.
Ref: Ofqual/14/5376 PDF, 944KB, 44 pages
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In 2010 the key stage 2 national curriculum science test taken by all pupils at age 11 was replaced by one taken by a sample of pupils. This study compares the performance of different groups of pupils in the 2010 and 2011 tests.
The different groups reported on are:
- English spoken as an additional language
- eligibility for free school meals
- special educational needs
Published: 11 February 2014