Primary assessment in England - consultation

30th Mar 2017

Primary assessment announcements – 14 September 2017

GOV.UK - Primary assessment consultations: Ofqual's response.

GOV.UK - Update on Primary Assessment in England.

GOV.UK - Press release: Government to consult on reforms to primary. assessment system.

GOV.UK - News story: Primary assessment consultation launched today.


GOV.UK - We’re seeking views on the future of assessment in primary schools and the implications for accountability.

DfE - This consultation seeks views on the future of primary assessment and the implications for accountability.

DfE - Primary assessment in England Government consultation.

Press Coverage

BBC News Education - Sats for seven-year-olds set to be scrapped.

TES - Government proposes scrapping tests for 7-year-olds.

The Telegraph - Justine Greening criticised for 'hoisting the white flag' and 'trying to buy off' unions by axing compulsory tests for seven year olds.

The Guardian - Sats tests for seven-year-olds in England set to be scrapped.