Key Stage 3 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.
This issue contains information about teacher assessment, changes to NCA tools in 2013 and Key Stage 3 reporting templates.
This issue contains information about test orders deadline and Key Stage 3 TARA amendment.
This issue contains information about 2013 optional test orders.
This issue contains a reminder about placing optional Key Stage 3 test orders by the deadline of 30 November 2012.
This issue signposts the recently published 2013 Teacher assessment and reporting arrangements and includes a reminder about how to order optional tests.
This issue covers the opening of the Test orders section of NCA tools and explains information about optional tests that is now available on the Department's website.
This issue covers Key Stage 3 changes for 2013, including a new teacher assessment deadline, the arrangements for ordering optional tests, information about NCA tools passwords and a reminder to submit outstanding 2012 teacher assessment data.