Key stage 2 tests: test administration guidance (TAG)

Guidance for headteachers, teachers and teaching assistants about administering the 2018 key stage 2 national curriculum tests.


Key stage 2 test administration guidance


This guidance will be updated for the 2019 test cycle in March 2019.

If you’re involved in administering the key stage 2 tests in 2018 you should prepare by reading this test administration guidance (TAG). It includes information about:

  • planning for the tests
  • receiving test materials
  • administering the tests
Published 31 March 2016
Last updated 19 March 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated for the 2018 test cycle.
  2. Updated for the 2017 test cycle.
  3. First published.