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Key Stage 1 tests in 2018

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Last updated on 23 October 2017
School types: All · School phases: Primary
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What is the format of the Key Stage (KS) 1 tests in 2018? We look at guidance on the KS1 tests in reading, maths, and grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS), and on test administration. We also outline how the tests are marked and scored.

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  1. 1 What tests will be taken?
  2. 2 Test administration window
  3. 3 Practice test materials
  4. 4 Marking the tests
  5. 5 Scoring
  6. 6 Using the test outcomes

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