National Curriculum Assessments 

Key Stage 1 & Key Stage 2

Practice materials for the phonics screening check, key stage 1 and key stage 2 national curriculum tests, including past test papers are available from the Government website by clicking on the link below. 

2021/22 academic year

Reception baseline assessment

 

Schools must complete the reception baseline assessment for each child in the first 6 weeks after they enter reception

Key stage 1

 

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

Date / Activity

May 2022 / Key stage 1 test period

Week commencing Monday 6 June 2022Phonics screening check week

Key stage 2

 

The key stage 2 tests are timetabled from Monday 9 May to Thursday 12 May 2022.

 

Date / Activity

Monday 9 May 2022 / English grammar, punctuation and spelling papers 1 and 2

Tuesday 10 May 2022 / English reading

Wednesday 11 May 2022 / Mathematics papers 1 and 2

Thursday 12 May 2022 / Mathematics paper 3