Data and Assessment
The Data and Assessment team supports schools to provide effective advice and guidance on all elements of statutory national curriculum assessment, recording and reporting requirements across all key stages.
The team continues to provide comprehensive information in relation to pupil performance data issues in schools and colleges, working with a number of external data providers to ensure that Devon schools have access to up-to-date information, advice and guidance in a period of fast moving educational developments.
In addition, the team are able to support bespoke training and guidance drawing on the most recent legislation and information to meet the needs of the educational community in Devon.
Assessment Dates 2019 - 2020
Phonic Screening Checks: 8 -12 June 2020
KS1 Testing: Month of May 2020
Multiplication Tables Check: 8 June - 26 June 2020
KS2 Testing: 11 - 14 May 2020
STA have released videos to help guide you through KS2 test administration such as applying for additioanl time.
Multiplication Tables Check
There will be a 3 week window from 8 June 2020 to test your Year 4 pupils. This online test will give teachers the flexibility to administer the check to individual pupils, small groups or the whole class at the same time. Assessment frameworks and access arrangements are being finalised and we will let you know when they become available.
We are currently awaiting guidance on test adminstration and the framework. The guidance used during the pilot in 2019 can be accessed here.
Reception Baseline Assessment (RBA)
Information about the development and timelines for the RBA can be found on the STA website. Frameworks are avaialble as a large scale pilot is being conducted this term and the assessment is scheduled to become statutory from September 2020.
Have a look at this You Tube video from the STA detailing the use of the new Pre-Key Stage standards for KS1 and KS2 teacher assessments. The P-Scales available to you are also detailed. These changes are in place for the academic years 2018/19 and 2019/20. From 2020/21 there will be a new approach based on the 7 aspects of engagement model.
STA have a playlist on YouTube and have recently published a series of guidance videos for KS2 SATs including: stationary pack, completing a test attendance register, special consideration, completing the head teacher’s declaration form and packing scripts to return for marking.
2020 national curriculum assessments calendar
October 2019 to July 2020