Government Publications

Steph Reddington, 6th April 2016

Government Publications

This page provides links to some of the most useful documents relating to assessment across all key stages. 


Commission on Assessment Without Levels

The Rochford Review - final report


Early Years 


EYFS: Assessment and reporting arrangements 2017

EYFS Profile: Handbook 2017


Primary Assessment 

Primary School Accountability

National Curriculum practice materials

Key stage 1: Planner 2017

Key stage 2: Planner 2017

Scaled scores at Key stage 1

Scaled scores at Key stage 2


Collections on Gov.uk

To make online navigation easier for primary schools and other web users, the DfE have improved their document collections, which contain information about assessments at KS1 and KS2.  The following collections are available: 

- Key stage 1 tests

- Key stage 2 tests

- Key stage 1 teacher assessment

- Key stage 2 teacher assessment

- Phonics screening check: administration

- Practice materials

- Guidance for local authorities

- STA assessment updates

- Information for parents

- Webinars and videos



Key Stage 4 


Progress 8 and Attainment 8

English Baccalaureate: Eligible Qualifications


Reform of GCSE qualifications by OfQual


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