What is involved in the trial?

School pupil with paper

Using a sample of Year 2 and 6 pupils, the trial will pilot questions in:

Each school is asked to trial the tests in one subject only. The tests will take the following form in each subject:

KS1 English reading

Each pupil will undertake one complete test which will take approximately 40 minutes.

KS1 English grammar, punctuation and spelling

Each pupil will undertake one complete test which will take approximately 25 minutes. Spelling questions are not trialled at this trial.

KS1 Mathematics

Each pupil will undertake one complete mathematical response test which will take approximately 35 minutes.

KS2 English reading

Each pupil will undertake one complete test which will take approximately 60 minutes.