Assessment

Statutory tests are administered by all schools at certain times of the year. These include end of Key Stage 1 assessments, end of Key Stage 2 assessments, KS1 phonics screening and the Year 4 multiplication check.

Assessment dates for 2021/22

Reception baseline assessment

Schools must complete the reception baseline assessment for each child in the first six weeks after they enter reception.

Key Stage 1 SATs

The key stage 1 tests should be administered during May 2022.

Phonics screening check (Year 1)

Week commencing Monday 6 June 2022

Key Stage 2 SATs

Monday 9 May to Thursday 12 May 2022

Multiplication tables check (Year 4)

Schools should administer the multiplication tables check within the three-week period from Monday 6 June 2022.

Assessment dates for 2022/23

Reception baseline assessment

Schools must complete the reception baseline assessment for each child in the first six weeks after they enter reception.

Key Stage 1 SATs

The key stage 1 tests should be administered during May 2023.

Phonics screening check (Year 1)

Week commencing Monday 12 June 2023

Key Stage 2 SATs

Monday 8 May to Thursday 11 May 2023

Multiplication tables check (Year 4)

Schools should administer the multiplication tables check within the three-week period from Monday 5 June 2023.

Assessment dates for 2023/24

Reception baseline assessment

Schools must complete the reception baseline assessment for each child in the first six weeks after they enter reception.

Key Stage 1 SATs

The key stage 1 tests should be administered during May 2024.

Phonics screening check (Year 1)

Week commencing Monday 10 June 2024

Key Stage 2 SATs

Monday 13 May to Thursday 16 May 2024

Multiplication tables check (Year 4)

Schools should administer the multiplication tables check within the three-week period from Monday 3 June 2024.