On 19th March 2018, the DfE released updated guidance about administering the 2018 KS2 national tests.

It includes guidance to:

  • planning the tests
  • receiving and securely storing the test materials
  • administering the tests

View the full updated guidance.

 

Key changes for the 2018 tests

  1. The test timetable is different from previous years.  Schools must administer the English grammar, punctuation and spelling test on Monday 14 May before the English reading test on Tuesday 15 May.
  2. KS2 test results will be avaliable in the ‘Pupils results’ section of NCA tools from 7:30am on Tuesday 10 July, not from midnight as in previous years.