Notes for readers in the 2017 English grammar, punctuation and spelling tests at key stage 1 and key stage 2
- Standards and Testing Agency
- Part of:
- National curriculum assessments: key stage 1 tests, National curriculum assessments: key stage 2 tests, Curriculum and qualifications, and Exams, testing and assessment
- 27 March 2013
- Last updated:
- 21 March 2017, see all updates
Examples of how to read out particular types of questions in the English grammar, punctuation and spelling tests.
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
Updated: 21 March 2017
- Updated for the 2017 test cycle.
- Updated for the 2016 test cycle.
- Added a note to say that guidance for the 2016 tests will be updated in due course
- Notes have been revised for the 2015 key stage 2 test cycle.
- Updated for the 2014 test cycle.
- First published.