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This document offers information for local authority staff who may be asked to carry out investigation visits following allegations of maladministration.
The Standards and Testing Agency (STA) has a statutory responsibility to investigate all reported allegations of maladministration in the key stage 2 National Curriculum tests, including the level 6 tests, English writing sample and science sampling tests. STA’s maladministration team is responsible for investigating these allegations. To carry out these investigations, the team works in partnership with local authorities.
- preparing for and conducting visits
- STA investigations and joint investigations with local authorities