Key stage 2: mathematics test framework
Guidance for test developers on the purpose, format, content, cognitive demand and specification for the key stage 2 mathematics test.
This framework is for contributors to the mathematics 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: 9 July 2015
- Amendment to page 10 of the framework – the sub-strand for G5 now includes reference to ‘circles’, not 'co-ordinates'.
- Updated framework document added.
- Clarified that the final framework will be published at the same time as sample test materials.
- First published.