England (KS1 and KS2 statutory assessment)

STA – New information leaflet and videos published for parents of children in years 2 and 6, who will be taking national curriculum assessments (commonly called SATs).

STA – Primary assessments: information and resources for 2018.

STA – National curriculum assessments calendar.

STA – Key stage 1 and key stage 2 test dates (2018 and 2019).

See also:

STA updates 2017-2018

Primary assessment and accountability – England

EYFS Profile – England

Key Stage 1 2018

STA – phonics screening check administration guidance (updated 23 April 2018).

STA – Phonics screening check: sample materials and training video (updated 23 April 2018).

STA – Phonics screening check: monitoring visits guidance and form (published 24 April 2018).

STA – Key stages 1 and 2: investigating allegations of maladministration.

STA – Reporting maladministration at key stage 1 and key stage 2.

STA – Key stage 2 tests and phonics screening check: monitoring visits.

STA – Key stage 1 tests: access arrangements.

STA – 2018 key stage 1: assessment and reporting arrangements (ARA).

STA – 2018 teacher assessment guidance: key stage 1.

STA – Teacher assessment frameworks at the end of key stage 1 (updated 14 February 2018).

STA – Interim pre-key stage 1 standards.

STA – Teacher assessment moderation: standardisation process. (Information for local authorities about the process and training for moderators of key stage 1 and 2 English writing in 2017 to 2018 – updated 29 January 2018.)

STA – 2016 teacher assessment exemplification: KS1 English reading.

STA – 2018 teacher assessment exemplification: KS1 English writing.

STA – 2016 teacher assessment exemplification: KS1 mathematics.

STA – 2016 teacher assessment exemplification: KS1 science.

Key Stage 2 2018

STA – Change of date for key stage 2 English reading test.

STA – Key stages 1 and 2: investigating allegations of maladministration.

STA – Reporting maladministration at key stage 1 and key stage 2.

STA – Key stage 2 tests and phonics screening check: monitoring visits.

STA – Key stage 2 tests: monitoring visits guidance and form.

STA – Key stage 2 tests: guide to registering pupils for the tests.

STA – Key stage 2 tests: access arrangements (updated 20 March 2018).

STA – Key stage 2 tests: how to apply for a timetable variation.

STA – Key stage 2 tests: applying for a review of pupils’ test results.

STA – 2018 key stage 2: assessment and reporting arrangements (ARA).

STA – Teacher assessment frameworks at the end of key stage 2 (updated 14 February 2018).

STA – Interim pre-key stage 2 standards.

STA – Teacher assessment moderation: standardisation process. (Information for local authorities about the process and training for moderators of key stage 1 and 2 English writing in 2017 to 2018 – updated 29 January 2018.)

STA – 2016 teacher assessment exemplification: KS2 English reading.

STA – 2018 teacher assessment exemplification: KS2 English writing.

STA – 2016 teacher assessment exemplification: KS2 mathematics.

STA – 2016 teacher assessment exemplification: KS2 science.

STA – Key Stage 2: science sampling tests.  Information for headteachers and teachers on the arrangements for national curriculum assessment KS2 science testing in 2018 (updated 23 April 2018).

STA – Science sampling materials to support primary school teachers with science teaching and teacher assessment at key stage 2.

STA – 2016 key stage 2 science sampling: modified test materials.

Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 2017

STA – Primary assessment in 2017: recorded webinars now available.

GOV.UK – 2017 national curriculum tests for key stages 1 and 2: information for parents.

GOV.UK – P scales: attainment targets for pupils with SEN (updated June 2017).

Key Stage 1 2017

GOV.UK – 2017 national curriculum assessment results at the end of key stage 1: information for parents.

GOV.UK – Scaled scores at key stage 1.

GOV.UK – 2017 key stage 2 scaled score conversion tables.

GOV.UK – Key stage 1 tests: 2017 mathematics test materials.

GOV.UK – Key stage 1 tests: 2017 English grammar, punctuation and spelling test materials.

GOV.UK – Key stage 1 tests: 2017 English reading test materials.

GOV.UK – Key stage 1 tests: 2017 English grammar, punctuation and spelling test modified materials.

GOV.UK – Key stage 1 tests: 2017 mathematics test modified materials.

GOV.UK – Key stage 1 tests: 2017 English reading test modified materials.

GOV.UK – Key stage 1: reporting teacher assessment data.

GOV.UK – Key stage 1 and 2: maladministration investigation procedures.

GOV.UK – Key stage 1 tests: test administration guidance (TAG).

GOV.UK – Key stage 1 tests: modified test administration guidance (MTAG).

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

GOV.UK – Key stages 1 and 2: prepare for the mathematics tests.

GOV.UK – Teacher assessment moderation: requirements for key stage 1.

GOV.UK – 2017 key stage 1: assessment and reporting arrangements (ARA).

GOV.UK – Key stage 1 assessments: 2017 planner.

GOV.UK – Information: test orders on NCA tools opens later this year.

GOV.UK – Primary assessments: information and resources for 2017.

GOV.UK – Key stage 1 and key stage 2 test dates.

GOV.UK – 2017 interim frameworks for teacher assessment at the end of key stage 1.

GOV.UK – Exemplification material for English reading to support teacher assessment at the end of key stage 1 in 2017.

GOV.UK – Exemplification material for English writing to support accurate teacher assessment at the end of key stage 1 in 2017.

GOV.UK – Exemplification material for mathematics to support accurate teacher assessment at the end of key stage 1 in 2017.

GOV.UK – Exemplification material for science to support teacher assessment at the end of key stage 1 in 2017.

Key Stage 1 2017 (phonics screening check)

GOV.UK – phonics screening check administration guidance.

GOV.UK – phonics screening check: 2017 materials.

GOV.UK – phonics screening check administration guidance.

GOV.UK – Phonics screening check: sample materials and training video.

GOV.UK – Phonics screening check: monitoring visits guidance and form.

Key Stage 2 2017

GOV.UK – 2017 national curriculum assessment results at the end of key stage 2: information for parents.

GOV.UK – 2017 key stage 2 scaled score conversion tables. (GOV.UK – 2016 key stage 2 scaled score conversion tables.)

GOV.UK – Scaled scores at key stage 2.

GOV.UK – 2014 key stage 2 science sampling: sample questions, mark scheme and commentary.

GOV.UK – Key stage 2 tests: 2017 mathematics test materials.

GOV.UK – Key stage 2 tests: 2017 mathematics test modified material.

GOV.UK – Key stage 2 tests: 2017 English grammar, punctuation and spelling test materials.

GOV.UK – Key stage 2 tests: 2017 English reading test materials.

GOV.UK – Key stage 2 tests: 2017 English grammar, punctuation and spelling test modified materials.

GOV.UK – Key stage 2 tests: 2017 English reading test modified materials.

GOV.UK – Key stage 2: submitting teacher assessment data.

GOV.UK – Key stage 2 tests: monitoring visits guidance and form.

GOV.UK – Key stage 1 and 2: maladministration investigation procedures.

GOV.UK – Key stage 2 tests: demonstrate correct test administration.

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

GOV.UK – Key stage 2 tests: preparing pupils for on-screen marking.

GOV.UK – Key stage 2 tests: test administration guidance (TAG).

GOV.UK – Key stage 2 tests: modified test administration guidance (MTAG).

GOV.UK – Key stage 2 tests and phonics screening check: security advice.

GOV.UK – Key stages 1 and 2: prepare for the mathematics tests.

GOV.UK – Teacher assessment moderation: requirements for key stage 2.

GOV.UK – 2017 key stage 2: assessment and reporting arrangements (ARA).

GOV.UK – Key stage 2 assessments: 2017 planner.

GOV.UK – Information: test orders on NCA tools opens later this year.

GOV.UK – Primary assessments: information and resources for 2017.

GOV.UK – Key stage 1 and key stage 2 test dates.

GOV.UK – 2017 interim frameworks for teacher assessment at the end of key stage 2.

GOV.UK – Exemplification material for English reading to support teacher assessment at the end of key stage 2 in 2017.

GOV.UK – Exemplification material for English writing to support accurate teacher assessment at the end of key stage 2 in 2017.

GOV.UK – Exemplification material for mathematics to support accurate teacher assessment at the end of key stage 2 in 2017.

GOV.UK – Exemplification material for science to support teacher assessment at the end of key stage 2 in 2017.

 

Key Stages 1 2016

See Sats primary school spelling test scrapped after blunder and Statement from DfE about key stage 1 tests

GOV.UK – Key stage 1 tests: 2016 English grammar, punctuation and spelling test modified materials.

GOV.UK – Key stage 1 tests: 2016 English reading test modified materials.

GOV.UK – Key stage 1 tests: 2016 mathematics test modified materials.

GOV.UK – Scaled scores at key stage 1.

STA – How to convert key stage 1 raw scores to scaled scores.

YouTube – KS1 Reading – Working Towards and Working at the Expected Standard (video materials).

GOV.UK – Exemplification material for English reading to support teacher assessment at the end of key stage 1 in 2016.

GOV.UK – Exemplification material for science to support teacher assessment at the end of key stage 1 in 2016.

GOV.UK – Key stage 1 tests: test administration guidance (TAG).

STA – Clarification: key stage 1 and 2 teacher assessment and moderation guidance.

GOV.UK – Exemplification material for English writing to support accurate teacher assessment at the end of key stage 1 in 2016 (updated 24 March 2016).

GOV.UK – Exemplification material for mathematics to support accurate teacher assessment at the end of key stage 1 in 2016 (updated 24 March 2016).

GOV.UK – This report provides guidance to schools about how to report statutory assessment outcomes for pupils working below the standard of the national curriculum tests at key stages 1 and 2.

GOV.UK – Pre-key stage 1: pupils working below the test standard.

GOV.UK – Guidance and requirements to support schools and local authorities involved in key stage 1 teacher assessment and statutory moderation in 2016.

GOV.UK – 2016 Key  Stage 1 Assessment and reporting arrangements (ARA) (PDF).

GOV.UK – 2016 Key stage 1: assessment and reporting arrangements (ARA).

GOV.UK – Statutory interim frameworks to support teachers in making an assessment judgement for each pupil at the end of key stage 1 in 2016 only.

YouTube – STA video supporting use of 2016 interim teacher assessment frameworks for key stages 1 and 2.

YouTube – Will Emms from the STA outlines changes to National Curriculum assessment at Key Stages 1 and 2 from 2016.

GOV.UK – National curriculum assessments: 2016 sample materials.

GOV.UK – DfE information for schools: National Curriculum and assessment from September 2014.

Key Stage 2 2016

GOV.UK – Key stage 2 tests: 2016 English reading test modified materials.

GOV.UK – Key stage 2 tests: 2016 English grammar, punctuation and spelling test modified materials.

GOV.UK – Key stage 2 tests: 2016 mathematics test modified materials.

GOV.UK – National curriculum assessments: key stage 2, 2016 (interim).

GOV.UK – New primary school tests show schools rising to the challenge.

GOV.UK – Information for parents: Results from the 2016 national curriculum at the end of key stage 2.

GOV.UK – Scaled scores at key stage 2.

GOV.UK – Key stage 2 tests: applying special consideration to results.

GOV.UK – Key stage 2 tests: 2016 English reading test materials.

GOV.UK – Key stage 2 tests: 2016 English grammar, punctuation and spelling test materials.

GOV.UK – Key stage 2 tests: 2016 mathematics test materials.

YouTube – KS2 Reading: Working at the Expected Standard (video materials).

GOV.UK – Exemplification material for English reading to support teacher assessment at the end of key stage 2 in 2016.

GOV.UK – Exemplification material for science to support teacher assessment at the end of key stage 2 in 2016.

STA – Clarification: key stage 1 and 2 teacher assessment and moderation guidance.

GOV.UK – Exemplification material for English writing to support accurate teacher assessment at the end of key stage 2 in 2016 (updated 24 March 2016).

GOV.UK – Exemplification material for mathematics to support accurate teacher assessment at the end of key stage 2 in 2016 (updated 24 March 2016).

GOV.UK – This report provides guidance to schools about how to report statutory assessment outcomes for pupils working below the standard of the national curriculum tests at key stages 1 and 2.

GOV.UK – Pre-key stage 2: pupils working below the test standard.

GOV.UK – Guidance and requirements to support schools and local authorities involved in key stage 2 teacher assessment and statutory moderation in 2016.

GOV.UK – 2016 Key Stage 2 Assessment and reporting arrangements (ARA) (PDF).

GOV.UK – 2016 Key stage 2: assessment and reporting arrangements (ARA).

GOV.UK – Statutory interim frameworks to support teachers in making an assessment judgement for each pupil at the end of key stage 2 in 2016 only.

YouTube – STA video supporting use of 2016 interim teacher assessment frameworks for key stages 1 and 2.

YouTube – Will Emms from the STA outlines changes to National Curriculum assessment at Key Stages 1 and 2 from 2016.

GOV.UK – National curriculum assessments: 2016 sample materials.

GOV.UK – 2016 key stage 2 English reading: sample modified test administration instructions.

GOV.UK – 2016 key stage 2 mathematics: sample modified test administration instructions.

GOV.UK – DfE information for schools: National Curriculum and assessment from September 2014.

Other links

GOV.UK – National Curriculum.

2 Comments


  1. Has anyone found the ARA for KS1 and KS2 for 2017? Does not appear to be updated on the GOV.UK website.


  2. I have checked with STA today – ARA for KS1 and KS2 should be out by the end of October.

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