Last reviewed on 28 November 2022
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Find answers to FAQs on how to comply with statutory requirements for end of Key Stage 1 and 2 assessments. Use our checklist of key dates and deadlines, and know what to report to your local authority and parents.

Who do these requirements apply to?

These requirements apply to:

  • Academies
  • Maintained schools
  • Special schools
  • Alternative provision settings
  • Independent schools that have chosen to participate in the KS2 assessments

Friday 18 November Deadline for: Schools to submit their holiday days on the Primary Assessment Gateway (PAG) Schools to order modified KS2 tests including large print and braille Independent schools, special schools and pupil referral units (PRUs) to order KS2 tests Academies to report on the PAG if they're using a non-geographic local authority (LA) to monitor their tests Friday 9 December Independent schools should report on the PAG that they have a written agreement in place with an LA to monitor their end of KS2 tests Monday 13 February to Friday 10 March Window to register pupils for KS2 tests on the PAG Monday 13 March Test administration guidance will be published Monday 17 April Multiplication tables check online service and administration guidance accessible Tuesday 9 May to Friday 12 May KS2 National Curriculum tests Friday

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