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Key stage 2 English grammar, punctuation and spelling test: information for parents

Outlines what the key stage 2 English grammar, punctuation and spelling tests are, why children must take them and how they will benefit.

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The Department for Education is introducing the key stage 2 English grammar, punctuation and spelling test to make sure that when children leave primary school they are confident in those areas. The test will ensure that primary schools place a stronger focus on the teaching of these skills than in previous years.

The English grammar, punctuation and spelling test assesses children’s English skills in five important areas in Year 6.

Published 26 June 2012