Key Stage 1 assessment updates are published on this page as soon as they are available.
Updates are emailed to headteachers at key points in the year to give important information about the National Curriculum assessment cycle. Headteachers are responsible for cascading information to their colleagues.
Headteachers should receive assessment updates automatically. If you are not receiving them and you think you should be, please contact the National Curriculum assessments helpline.
National Curriculum assessments helpline
Telephone: 0300 303 3013
This issue was sent to Service Children's Education (SCE) schools and contains information about phonics screening check, phonics check guidance and maladministration guidance.
This issue was sent to schools that have no Key Stage 1 children on roll and contains information about phonics screening check, phonics check guidance and maladministration guidance.
This issue was sent to independent schools and contains information about the phonics screening check for independent schools.
This issue contains information regarding phonics check materials and guidance, phonics monitoring visits guidance and administering the check to children in hospital schools and PRUs.
This issue contains information regarding Phonics screening check materials, the CAG, administering the check to Year 2 children, preparing for the check, monitoring visits and reporting templates.
This issue was sent to schools that had not ordered Key Stage 1 tasks and tests. It gives details of how to download materials from the NCA tools website.
This issue was sent to schools that had ordered Key Stage 1 tasks and tests. It gives details of when materials will be delivered and how to download additional copies from the NCA tools website.
This issue contained a reminder for schools that had not yet placed a Key Stage 1 test order to do this by 30 November.
This issue contained a reminder for schools to order Key Stage 1 test materials by the end of November.
This issue contains a reminder about placing Key Stage 1 test orders by the deadline of 30 November.
This issue covers the opening of the test orders website and the publication of the Key Stage 1 Assessment and reporting arrangements.
This issue covers the deadline for placing test orders; the Key Stage 1 Assessment and reporting arrangements; and other important dates for the autumn term.