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Last reviewed on 9 April 2021
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Be clear on what you must report, share and publish to stay compliant, as a maintained school or academy.

Maintained schools

Financial reports and statements

You're not required to produce annual reports.

However, you must complete the Schools Financial Value Standard (SFVS) annually.

See our other article on the SFVS requirements.

Annual governance statements

It's good practice for your governing board to publish an annual governance statement to explain how it has fulfilled its responsibilities, according to paragraph 10 in school governance guidance from the DfE.

Assessment information

You must:

  • Submit National Curriculum tests and teacher assessment outcomes to the Standards and Testing Agency (STA) at the end of Key Stage (KS) 2

See page 141 of the governance handbook

There are no requirements for you to report to the STA on pupils' progress in KS2 foundation subjects. However, you should include details of pupils' attainment in these subjects in your report to parents at the end of every school year.


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