20th December 

Updated Guidance: Key stage 1 and key stage 2 test dates

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. Find all the relevant information here


20th December 

Government Publication: National curriculum assessments: key stage 2, 2018 (provisional)

Provisional 2018 key stage 2 results for pupils in schools in England at national, regional and local authority level. Find all the relevant documentation here


18th December

Government Announcement: Removal of STA assessment updates from GOV.UK

Based on feedback from recent surveys and website statistics, the STA will no longer be publishing their assessment updates on GOV.UK. Email subsribers will still receive them weekly, directly to their inbox. Please take this opportunity to remind colleagues who would usually read the updates on GOV.UK, to subscribe.


11th December

Government Publication: STA Updates for schools

This week's update includes: links to 2018 exemplification materials for English reading, mathematics and science;  2019 KS1 and KS2 access arrangements guidance; 2019 timetable variation guidance; and the 2019 early years foundation stage profile handbook. Read the full STA update which includes all the relevant links here.


10th December 

Government Publications: Key stage 2 tests: access arrangements

Guidance for schools about access arrangements available for pupils participating in 2019 key stage 2 national curriculum tests (commonly called SATs). Full guidance here


10th December 

Government Publications: Key stage 1 tests: access arrangements

Guidance for schools about access arrangements available for pupils participating in 2019 key stage 1 national curriculum tests (commonly called SATs). Full guidance here


10th December 

Government Publications: Teacher assessment exemplifications for: KS2 science; KS1 Science; KS1 Maths; KS1 Reading (Greater Depth); KS1 Reading (Expected)KS1 Reading (Working Towards)


10th December

Government Publication: Key stage 1 assessments data collection: guide to submitting data

Updated on 10th December. How local authorities should collect key stage 1 (KS1) assessments data from all state-funded schools, including academies and free schools. Find more information here


10th December

Government Publication: Early years foundation stage profile return: how to submit data

How local authorities should submit data from early years providers to complete the early years foundation stage profile (EYFSP) return. Find more information here


10th December

Government Publication: Phonics screening check data collection: guide to submitting data

How local authorities should collect phonics screening check data from all local-authority-maintained schools, academies and free schools. Find more information here


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