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Statutory teacher assessment and testing

EYFS, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2

Latest DfE updates:


EYFS profile handbook: Early Adopter Schools – this is the latest information for those who applied to be an early adopter of the new EYFS Profile in 2020-2021, updated 1st July 2020

Revised EYFS Statutory framework: – this is the revised statutory framework outlining all responsibilities for the EYFS from September 2021.  Updated 3rd September 2021

Early Years Foundation Stage Reforms: consultation response – dated 1st July 2020

Reception Baseline Assessment – this is the latest information regarding the administration of the Reception Baseline Assessment, updated on 7th May 2021

Reporting to Parents Guidance

The DfE will release updated guidance on reporting to parents in autumn 2021:

Local Agreement

This document is subject to change following the publication of the Assessment and Reporting Arrangements (ARA) by the DfE in autumn 2021.

DfE Standards and Testing Agency (STA)

Standards and Testing agency website

Early Years Foundation Stage

Key Stage 1 (and phonics) and Key Stage 2

Optional assessment grids

National Curriculum tests

Teacher assessment consultations

The following links are to the relevant sections of the GOV.UK website: 

Guidance on completing and sending documents

Guide to uploading and sending moderation documents and templates to the LA