National Reference Test: information for schools

Information provided by NFER to schools taking part in the 2018 National Reference Test.


National Reference Test 2018 - Information for Schools

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This information is provided to schools that have been selected as part of a sample to participate in the statutory NRT, which will take place in the spring term of 2018.

Ofqual has appointed NFER to develop, administer and analyse the test on its behalf.