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Assessment

Assessing pupils' progress

Assessing pupils' progress

Download APP guidance, hear what we're working on and find out where to go for more information

National curriculum tests

National curriculum tests

Find essential information and guidance on all aspects of the national curriculum test cycle

Single level tests

Single level tests

Information about the tests, including a step-by-step guide to how they are administered

Sampling

Sampling

Our guide to preparing for and administering the sampling test

Optional tests

Optional tests

Our optional tests help teachers to evaluate the progress of their pupils - find out how to order them here

Early years foundation stage

Early years foundation stage

Find early years resources for practitioners, year 1 teachers and local authority moderators

Marking and examining

Marking and examining

Find out about the marking of national curriculum tests, script delivery and how you can become an examiner

Exams administration

Exams administration

Find out more about best practice for managing exams