January 2019

24th January

Secondary accountability measures (including Progress 8 and Attainment 8)

Information for schools about secondary school accountability measures, including Progress 8 and Attainment 8. Find it here

24th January 

Key stage 1 assessments data collection: guide to submitting data

How local authorities should collect key stage 1 (KS1) assessments data from all state-funded schools, including academies and free schools. Click here to read the full guidance. 

24th January

KS1 assessments data collection 2019: technical specification

Technical specification defining the scope of the 2019 key stage 1 (KS1) assessments data collection from local authorities. Click here to read the full guidance. 

22nd January 

DfE Video: New pre-key stage standards in primary schools

As recommended by the Rochford Review of assessment arrangements for pupils working below the standard of the national curriculum, from the academic year 2018/19 primary school teachers will use new pre-key stage standards for key stage 1 and key stage 2. To help with understanding these changes, the DfE have created a helpful video. Watch the video here