Assessment of Learning

Pupils’ attainment and progress is summarised periodically in a variety of ways and for a variety of purposes. This part of the site contains information and links relating to both statutory assessments (in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales) and non-statutory summative assessment processes.

STA – Information for headteachers, teachers, governors and local authorities about scaled scores and the expected standard for the 2018 national curriculum tests. STA – 2018 key stage 2 scaled score conversion […]

STA – Future dates for the key stage 1 and key stage 2 tests (commonly referred to as SATs), phonics screening check, multiplication tables check and science sampling tests.

STA – Information about the development of an assessment for pupils in reception to measure their progress in primary schools from 2020. DfE – New measure for fairer recording of primary school performance.

DfE/STA – Measuring progress in primary schools: update published April 2018 (following Government response to Primary Assessment consultation published September 2017).

Education Endowment Fund – Marking plays a central role in teacher’s work, yet there is very little evidence on which strategies are most effective.