Statutory guidance

Key stage 1: Assessment and reporting arrangements

This publication was withdrawn on 8 September 2014

Statutory guidance on assessment and reporting arrangements in key stage 1.



This statutory guidance is for all those responsible for assessment and reporting in key stage 1, in particular:

  • headteachers
  • governing bodies
  • local authority assessment co-ordinators

It applies to:

  • maintained schools
  • academies and free schools
  • pupil referral units
  • independent schools

It covers statutory assessment and reporting requirements for key stage 1 for the 2013 to 2014 academic year. It also includes information on how to prepare for and administer key stage 1 national curriculum assessments, including the phonics screening check; and requirements for reporting results.

This guidance is reviewed annually.