Statutory requirements for assessment

Early Years Foundation Stage

Follow this link for information about Early Years Foundation Stage Assessment.

DfE guidance (including statutory requirements)

May 2017 update

The Standards and Testing Agency (STA) has given local authorities permission to share training materials, including examples of pupils' writing that were provided during the 2017 STA KS1 national training for moderators.

 

Primary assessments: Information and resources for 2017. A guide to the main collections for primary assessment for the 2017 test cycle

The Key Stage 1 Assessment and Reporting Arrangements (ARA) documentation for 2017 was published in October 2016. It can be accessed on the www.gov.uk web site.

STA media and training

The STA provides videos, powerpoints and summaries of aspects relating to primary assessment and KS1 test administration

Teacher assessment moderation: requirements for KS1

Primary assessments: information and resources for 2017

KS1 National Curriculum Test Dates

KS1 assessments: 2017 planner

National curriculum assessments: KS1 tests

KS1 Interim teacher assessment framework

Roachford Review: final report

Roachford Review: interim recommendations

Pre-KS1 Interim TA framework

2017 national curriculum tests for KS1 and KS2:information for parents. Information leaflet and videos about the 2017 national curriculum tests

KS1 tests: how to use access arrangements Guidance about access arrangements for pupils to participate in the 2017 KS1 national curriculum tests.

KS1 test administration guidance  Guidance on administering the 2017 KS1 national curriculum tests

KS2 tests and PSC: security advice Information about keeping the KS1/KS2 tests and PSC materials secure

Notes for readers in the 2016 GPS tests at KS1/KS2 Examples of how to read out particular types of questions in the GPS tests

KS1 national exemplification materials 2016 (STA):

Mathematics

Writing

English reading

Science

Phonics Screening Check materials 2015

National curriculum tests 2016

KS1 reading/GPS/mathematics sample test materials

 

Local Support

2017 KS1 Meet the Moderator

2017 KS1 Teacher Assessment Moderation Plan

2017 KS1 External Moderation: Appeals Procedure (maintained schools)

2017 KS1 External Moderation: Appeals Procedure (academies/free schools)

 

KS1 Teacher Assessment Moderation Cluster meetings

Reading, writing and mathematics will be moderated at the same meeting, so you only need to attend one.

The dates and venues of the meetings are:

Locality

School venue

Date

Cheltenham

Warden Hill Primary

Thursday 8th June 2017

Cirencester

Cirencester Primary

Wednesday 14th June 2017

Forest

St White’s Primary

Wednesday 7th June 2017

Gloucester

Grange Primary

Tuesday 13th June 2017

North Cotswold

Stow-on-the-Wold Primary

Wednesday 14th June 2017

Stroud

King’s Stanley C of E Primary

Tuesday 13th June 2017

Tewkesbury/Cheltenham

Bishop’s Cleeve Primary

Wednesday 7th June 2017

Tewkesbury

Norton C of E Primary

Thursday 8th June 2017

 To register please complete this booking form : Booking form

 

KS1/KS2 Writing Teacher Assessment : Headteacher briefings

Resources

KS1 Data collection return June 2017

For all guidance notes and other information to help you complete the KS1 return

Date of return:- between 5th  June 2017 and 23rdJune 2017

Deadline for submitting data return 23rd June 2017

 

 

DfE guidance (including statutory requirements)

Primary assessments: Information and resources for 2017. A guide to the main collections for primary assessment for the 2017 test cycle

The Key Stage 2 Assessment and Reporting Arrangements (ARA) documentation for 2017 was updated in March 2017. This document can be accessed via this  link

 STA media and training

The STA provides videos, powerpoints and summaries of aspects relating to primary assessment and KS1 test administration

Teacher assessment moderation: requirements for KS2

Primary assessments: information and resources for 2017

KS2 National Curriculum Test Dates

KS2 assessments: 2017 planner

National curriculum assessments: KS2 tests

KS2 Interim teacher assessment framework

Roachford Review: final report

Roachford Review: interim recommendations

Pre-KS2 Interim TA framework

Understanding the new primary progress measures An explanation of the recent changes to how primary school performance is measured.

Primary school progress measures; information for schools and parents A leaflet that sets out how KS1 and KS2 national curriculum assessments are used to calculate primary school progress measures.

2017 national curriculum tests for KS1 and KS2: information for parents An information leaflet and videos about the 2017 national curriculum tests.

KS2 tests: how to use access arrangements Guidance about access arrangements for pupils to participate in the 2017 KS2 national curriculum tests.

KS2 tests: how to apply for a timetable variation Information about how teachers can reschedule the KS2 tests.

KS2 tests: guide to registering pupils for the tests Information for schools on how to complete registration for the KS2 national curriculum tests

KS2 test administration guidance  Guidance on administering the 2017 KS2 national curriculum tests

KS2 tests and PSC: security advice Information about keeping KS1/KS2 tests and PSC materials secure

KS2 tests: demonstrate correct test administration Advice for HTs on how to demonstrate correct test administration and avoid allegations of maladministration during KS2 tests.

KS2 attendance register and test script dispatch Instructions for completing KS2 test attendance registers, sending scripts for marking and submitting the HT declaration form.

Notes for readers in the 2016 GPS tests at KS1/KS2 Examples of how to read out particular types of questions on the GPS tests.

 

KS2 national exemplification materials 2016 (STA):

Mathematics

Writing

English Reading

Science

National curriculum tests 2016

KS2 reading/GPS/mathematics sample test materials

 

Local Support

2017 KS2 Meet the Moderator

2017 KS2 Writing Teacher Assessment Moderation Plan

2017 KS2 External Moderation: Appeals Procedure (maintained schools)

2017 KS2 External Moderation : Appeals Procedure (academies/free schools)

 

KS1/KS2 Writing Teacher Assessment : Headteacher briefings

Resources

KS2 Writing Teacher Assessment Cluster Moderation Meetings

The dates and venues of the meetings are:

Locality

School venue

Date

Cheltenham

Oakwood Primary

Monday 26th June 2017

Cotswold

Bourton-on-the-Water Primary

Wednesday 21st June 2017

Forest

Steam Mills Primary

Tuesday 27th June 2017

Gloucester/Tewkesbury

Castle Hill Primary

Tuesday 27th June 2017

Gloucester

Meadowside Primary

Thursday 22nd  June 2017

Stroud

St Matthews C of E Primary

Monday 26th June 2017

Tewkesbury

Deerhurst and Apperley C of E Primary

Wednesday 21st June 2017

Booking form:

We are seeking to appoint a team of moderators to complete statutory KS1 moderation in June 2017.  The role of moderator is open to qualified and serving KS1 practitioners, both headteachers and teachers, who meet the specification requirements on the attached Person Specification Sheet.

As well as other duties, the role will require attendance at the following training and evaluation days:

  • Attendance at moderator training (1 day);
  • Attendance at a 'Meet the Moderator' network (½ day);
  • Evaluation meeting - (1/2 day)

If you wish to apply please complete the application form and return it by 11th November 2016

KS1 moderator recruitment information

KS1 moderator application

We are seeking to appoint a team of moderators to complete statutory KS2 writing moderation in June 2017.  The role of moderator is open to qualified and serving KS2 practitioners, both headteachers and teachers, who meet the specification requirements on the attached Person Specification Sheet.

As well as other duties, the role will require attendance at the following training and evaluation days

  • Attendance at moderator training (1 day);
  • Attendance at a 'Meet the Moderator' network (½ day);
  • Evaluation meeting - (1/2 day)

If you wish to apply please complete the application form and return it by 11th November 2016.

 

KS2 moderator recruitment information

KS2 writing moderator application

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