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Notes for readers in the 2017 English grammar, punctuation and spelling tests at key stage 1 and key stage 2

Examples of how to read out particular types of questions in the English grammar, punctuation and spelling tests.

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Notes for readers in the English grammar, punctuation and spelling test: questions

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This document provides examples to show how particular types of questions in the key stage 1 and key stage 2 English grammar, punctuation and spelling test questions papers should be read aloud to a pupil.

It is intended to help schools make sure readers understand what may and may not be read to a pupil in these particular tests and any subject-specific issues that might occur.

Readers should only be used if it is part of the pupil’s normal classroom practice.

Published 27 March 2013
Last updated 21 March 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated for the 2017 test cycle.
  2. Updated for the 2016 test cycle.
  3. Added a note to say that guidance for the 2016 tests will be updated in due course
  4. Notes have been revised for the 2015 key stage 2 test cycle.
  5. Updated for the 2014 test cycle.
  6. First published.