The information in this section will be useful to those involved in administering and reporting on Key Stage 2 assessments - headteachers, teachers and local authorities.
The latest information on Key Stage 2 assessments will be published here to help schools and local authorities carry out their statutory duties, including:
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Information for schools on the 2013 Key Stage 2 tests, including details about the new English grammar, punctuation and spelling test and the level 6 tests.
Multi-page article 09 May 2013
Information for schools about visits that may follow allegations of maladministration.
FAQ 30 April 2013
Information for schools and local authorities on maladministration.
General article 30 April 2013
A summary of important dates for the 2013 Key Stage 2 National Curriculum test cycle, with key guidance including the Assessment and reporting arrangements and Test administrators' guide.
General article 03 April 2013
Sample materials for the new Key Stage 2 English grammar, punctuation and spelling test. Includes test papers, scripts and mark schemes for the levels 3-5 and level 6 tests.
Multi-page article 15 March 2013
An overview of how monitoring visits for the Key Stage 2 National Curriculum tests take place.
General article 22 February 2013
An overview of assessment requirements at the end of Key Stage 2.
General article 14 February 2013
Information on the assessment and reporting arrangements (ARA), explaining the statutory requirements for National Curriculum assessment and reporting arrangements at Key Stage 2.
Statutory guidance 01 February 2013
Answers to common questions about the Key Stage 2 English grammar, punctuation and spelling test that will be introduced in 2013.
FAQ 20 December 2012
Answers to common questions about how the Key Stage 2 English grammar, punctuation and spelling test is being developed for administration in 2013.
FAQ 20 December 2012