Key stage 2 tests: preparing pupils for on-screen marking

Guidance for teachers to ensure that pupils’ national curriculum test scripts can be scanned and marked on screen.


Notes for teachers: preparing pupils for on-screen marking


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

This guidance gives advice to teachers about preparing pupils for tests which will be marked on screen. It is to help them understand where pupils should and should not place their answers to ensure that test scripts can be correctly scanned for on-screen marking.

Published 5 January 2015
Last updated 21 March 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated for the 2017 test cycle.
  2. Updated for the 2016 test cycle.
  3. First published.