School effectiveness

Assessment and moderation resources

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Primary assessment: Teacher assessment moderation training materials

Following recent national training events for LA moderation managers and lead moderators for KS1 and KS2 English writing, the presentation slides and accompanying materials are now available for all schools and LAs via the NCA tools website. You can also download these documents below (log in required):

Standardisation questions 2018 English writing
KS1 standardisation training presentation
KS1 training materials
KS2 standardisation training presentation
KS2 training materials

Headteachers may wish to share these materials with KS1 and KS2 teachers and literacy leads to help prepare for moderation of teacher assessment.

Full instructions for moderator trainers are included within the presentation slides and accompanying materials.

Attainment and performance

Blank progress tool (version 2017)
Updated version of the progress tool circulated at the standards and accountability conference in December 2016. Now based on 2017 progress from each KS1 prior attainment group.

Statutory assessments

KS1 booklet
KS2 booklet

Exemplification documents 2017

You can download exemplification documents of the age-related expectations of the new curriculum in reading, writing and mathematics at the end of years 1, 3, 4 and 5. Schools have contributed to the initial exemplification.

Working at greather depth

All documents are in PDF format and behind a login unless otherwise stated.

Year 1 GD reading video (video download page)
Year 1
Year 3
Year 4
Year 5


Exemplification materials for KS1 and 2 are available on GOV.UK on the following links:
KS1 exemplification material
KS2 exemplification material

Exemplification documents 2015

Working at expected standard

These collections of evidence are designed to support schools in making consistent judgements about attainment in those year groups where nationally produced standards statements and exemplification materials are not available.

These have been collected in a separate file which schools can supplement with additional material from school-based moderation and other sources.

All documents are in PDF format unless otherwise stated.

Mathematics - age related exemplification

Year 1 - Aryan
Year 3 - Aisha
Year 4 - Jenny
Year 5 - Christopher

Writing - age related exemplification

Year 1 - Tymon
Year 3 - Sabeena
Year 4 - Saharan
Year 5 - Jake

Reading - age related exemplification

Year 1
Year 3 - Ziyad
Year 4 - Anita
Year 5 - Zain

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Last updated: 24 Jan 2018