Statutory guidance for assessing and reporting the national curriculum at key stage 1 (KS1) in the 2019 to 2020 academic year.


2020 key stage 1: assessment and reporting arrangements (ARA)

Ref: ISBN 978-1-78957-456-2, STA/20/8485/ePDF, 365KB, 54 pages


This guidance is for schools, local authorities and governing bodies responsible for end of KS1 assessment, including KS1 tests, and the phonics screening check.

The arrangements apply to maintained schools, maintained special schools, academies, free schools, Ministry of Defence (MoD) schools and participating independent schools with pupils in KS1.

Published 14 October 2019