Statutory Assessments

End of Reception: Teachers complete the EYFS profile for each child. The EYFS profile is intended to provide a reliable, valid and accurate assessment of each child’s development at the end of the EYFS. It is made up of an assessment of the child’s outcomes in relation to the 17 early learning goal (ELG) descriptors. Children will be reported as:

2-working at the expected standard
1-emerging towards the expected standard

School reports to parents, the local authority and the DfE the number of children achieving a good level of development (GLD). Children are defined as having reached a Good Level of Development at the end of the EYFS if they have achieved at least the expected level for the ELGs in the prime areas of learning (communication and language; personal, social and emotional development; physical development) and the specific areas of mathematics and literacy

End of Year 1: All children will take the National Phonics Test, this is completed on a 1:1 basis with the class teacher. Children will either meet the expected level, or be below. This is reported to parents in the end of year 1 report. If the required level is not met, the child will re-do the test at the end of Year 2.

End of Year 2: All children will be tested during May. The tests consist of:

  • English reading Paper 1: combined reading prompt and answer booklet
  • English reading Paper 2: reading booklet and reading answer booklet
  • Mathematics Paper 1: arithmetic
  • Mathematics Paper 2: reasoning

The children will be tested to check if they are working at the expected level or above, they will also be given a ‘scaled score’. These results are shared with parents in the end of Year 2 reports. The statistics of these tests are reported to the Local Authority and DFE.

End of Year 4: All children will take part in the National Multiplication Test. This is completed online and comprises of quick fire multiplication facts for the children to respond to.

End of Year 6:

All children are tested during a SATs week in May, the tests consist of:

  • English reading : reading booklet and associated answer booklet
  • English grammar, punctuation and spelling Paper 1: short answer questions
  • English grammar, punctuation and spelling Paper 2: spelling
  • Mathematics Paper 1: arithmetic
  • Mathematics Paper 2: reasoning
  • Mathematics Paper 3: reasoning

The children will be tested to check if they are working at the expected level or above, they will also be given a ‘scaled score’. These results are shared with parents in the end of Year 6 reports. The statistics of these tests are reported to the Local Authority and DFE.