Key stage 2: English grammar, punctuation and spelling test framework
Guidance for test developers on the purpose, format, content, cognitive demand and specification for the key stage 2 English grammar, punctuation and spelling test.
This framework is for contributors to the English grammar, punctuation and spelling key stage 2 national curriculum test. Key stage 2 teachers may also find it useful.
It gives detailed information to ensure an appropriate test is developed, including the:
- content domain
- cognitive domain
- test specification
This framework supports the development of the 2016 national curriculum tests.
Published: 31 March 2014
Updated: 24 March 2016
- Update to reflect the messages in 'Clarification: key stage 1 and 2 teacher assessment and moderation guidance', published 8 March 2016.
- Updated framework document added.
- Clarified that the final framework will be published at the same time as sample test materials.
- Section 3.2 amended: the spelling test is not strictly timed.
- First published.