Assessment Updates

newpng Primary Assessment Gateway
The Primary Assessment Gateway is a secure website that supports primary schools, LAs and MATs with the administration of key stage 1 (KS1) and key stage 2 (KS2) national curriculum assessments.  

The Primary Assessment Gateway has replaced NCA tools from the 2019/20 academic year. You can continue to access 2019 KS2 test results in NCA tools until 11:59pm on Friday 29 November.

Schools can:
  • place test orders
  • submit holiday dates to help inform delivery of test materials
  • download phonics screening check and KS1 test materials
  • register pupils for KS2 tests
  • apply for KS2 access arrangements
  • submit headteacher’s declaration forms
  • view teacher assessment (TA) standardisation exercises and training materials
  • submit KS2 TA data
  • view KS2 results and marked test scripts

Find out more information

Upcoming Key Dates - Autumn Term

14th October
EYFS  KS1  KS2:   Assessment and Reporting arrangements published to schools

28th October
KS1  KS2:   Test  orders  opens in new Primary Assessment Gateway for modified papers   [link]

4th -8th November
KS1  KS2:   Moderation exercises for Moderation Managers and Lead Moderators

22nd November
KS1 KS2:   Schools to submit holiday dates in Primary Assessment Gateway    [link]
KS1 KS2:   Academies to have written agreement in places with chosen LA/external moderation body , and entered details into Primary Assessment Gateway    [link

28th November
KS1 KS2:   Deadline for ordering modified tests in Primary Assessment Gateway   [link]

KS1 KS2:   
Access Arrangements guidance published

9th-13th December
 Standardisation exercises for LA moderators

Assessment Resources

  • newpng    2019-20 Assessment and Reporting Arrangements
    EYFS     KS1     KS2
  • newpng   National Curriculum Calendar 2019-20


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