Guidance

Key stage 1 tests: modified test administration guidance (MTAG)

Guidance for administering the 2017 national curriculum tests to pupils with hearing or visual impairments.

Documents

Key stage 1 modified test administration guidance: administering braille versions

Key stage 1 modified test administration guidance: administering modified large print (MLP) versions

Details

This guidance will be updated for the 2018 test cycle in March 2018.

If you’re involved in administering the key stage 1 tests in 2017 to pupils with hearing or visual impairments, you should prepare by reading this modified test administration guidance (MTAG).

The guidance is to ensure that pupils using the modified large print (MLP) or braille versions of the tests, or who have a hearing impairment, can access the tests properly and that they are not at a disadvantage. It includes information about:

  • planning for the tests
  • receiving test materials
  • administering and marking the tests
Published 8 April 2016
Last updated 21 March 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated for the 2017 test cycle.
  2. Documents updated to reflect the removal of the requirement to administer the KS1 English grammar, punctuation and spelling test in 2016.
  3. First published.