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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:
Information for schools and local authorities on how to apply for a timetable variation for the key stage 2 national curriculum tests.
General article 15 April 2014
On overview of the end of key stage 2 science sampling tests.
General article 14 April 2014
An overview of how monitoring visits for the key stage 2 national curriculum tests take place.
General article 08 April 2014
Statutory guidance on assessment and reporting arrangements in key stage 2.
Statutory guidance 26 March 2014
A summary of important dates for the 2014 key stage 2 national curriculum test cycle, with guidance including the 'Assessment and reporting arrangements' and 'Test administrators' guide'.
General article 21 March 2014
Information for schools on the 2014 key stage 2 tests including the level 6 tests.
Multi-page article 13 September 2013
An overview of assessment requirements at the end of key stage 2.
General article 30 August 2013
Information for schools and local authorities on maladministration.
General article 22 August 2013
Information for schools about visits that may follow allegations of maladministration.
FAQ 30 April 2013
Information to help schools decide which versions of the key stage 2 national curriculum tests to order for particular children.
Multi-page article 09 April 2013