A report on performance standards in 2019’s key stage tests.


National assessments regulation annual report 2019

Ref: Ofqual/20/6584PDF, 5.23MB, 18 pages


This report is about our regulation of national assessments (sometimes known as SATs) in 2019. It describes how we are meeting commitments made in our corporate plan for 2019/2022.

We have continued to take a risk-based approach, maintaining our focus on key aspects of validity and the highest-stakes assessments, in particular those at key stage 2 which inform both attainment and progress measures for schools.

It also outlines our Memorandum of Understanding with the Standards and Testing Agency which was published in September 2019 to bring greater public transparency to the relationship.

Published 28 January 2020