This section contains information about the statutory assessments at the end of each Key Stage as outlined below.
These pages will be updated to provide further information for schools and local authorities on the National Curriculum statutory assessments.
Information for international schools about ordering national curriculum tests for 2014.
Multi-page article 18 October 2013
Information for teachers about the use of performance scales (P scales) and how they should be used for reporting attainment for pupils with special educational needs who are working below level 1 of the National Curriculum.
General article 25 April 2013
A report analysing research evidence on writing, including domestic and international sources in pupils’ achievement, effective teaching and the gender gap.
General article 15 November 2012
Details of services for overseas schools that choose to use the English national curriculum.
General article 21 September 2012
Commonly asked questions about using the NCA tools website.
FAQ 10 September 2012