At the end of year 2 and year 6, statutory tests are completed in Reading, GPS (Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling) and Mathematics, and a teacher assessment is submitted for Writing. A sample of schools are selected, by the Local Authority (LA), to undergo moderation of teacher assessments in writing.
In addition, Year 1 have a phonics screening assessment. Children who do not meet the required standard re-sit this in Year 2.
Attainment in Science and RE is teacher assessed in both KS1 and KS2. (A selection of schools are chosen to administer the Science SATs test in KS2).
Statutory Times table checking is completed in year 4.