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This is statutory guidance from the Department. It covers statutory teacher assessment and reporting requirements for Key Stage 3.
It also includes guidance on how to assess and report Key Stage 3 National Curriculum attainment; information about teacher assessment; and requirements for reporting results to parents.
This guidance is reviewed annually. It covers the 2012/13 academic year.
The teacher assessment and reporting arrangements (TARA) contains provisions made pursuant to Article 12(1) of the Education (National Curriculum) (Key Stage 3 Assessment Arrangements) (England) Order 2003, SI 2003/1039 (as amended by SI 2008/3081, SI 2009/1585, SI 2010/677, SI 2011/2392 and SI 2012/765). This Order is made under section 87(3) of the Education Act 2002.
The TARA gives full effect to, or otherwise supplements, the provisions made in the Order and as such has effect as if made by the order. The TARA contains additional guidance and information on National Curriculum assessments and their administration.
This guidance is for all those responsible for assessment and reporting at Key Stage 3. In particular:
This guidance applies to maintained schools, academies, Free Schools, pupil referral units and independent schools. Full details can be found in the attached guidance.
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This statutory guidance covers teacher assessment and reporting requirements for Key Stage 3. It includes information about teacher assessment and requirements for reporting results to parents.
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