Assessment data collection


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Key stage

Local authority deadline


Early years

Monday 26th June 2023

EYFS - Statutory deadline – Friday 30th June 2023.

Key Stage 1

Wednesday 21st June 2023

KS1 - Statutory deadline – Tuesday 27th June 2023.

It will be very helpful if schools do not leave submission until this deadline. Submissions across the week leading up to this would be very helpful.


Wednesday 21st June 2023

Phonics - Maintained schools and academies must report their pupils’ check scores to their geographical local authority by Tuesday 27th June 2023. (Page 32 Key Stage 1 assessment and reporting arrangements).

Key Stage 2

Tuesday 27th June 2023

KS2 - Statutory deadline Friday 30th June 2023. Schools must submit their Key Stage 2 teacher assessment data directly to the STA using the Primary Assessment Gateway (PAG). The local authority is expected to access the data from the PAG in order to conduct statutory data checks and quality assurance.


1. Key Stage Primary assessment data collection

Early Years, Key Stage 1 and Phonics (Yr1 and Yr2 retakes) data will be collected by the Local Authority by means of school MIS generated CTF files which schools should submit via AnyComms+ selecting  the DRIM option.

Key Stage 2  -  teacher assessment data must be submitted directly to the STA using the Primary Assessment Gateway (PAG). 

DfE Early Years Profile guide can be found here - Early years foundation stage profile handbook_2023 (

DfE Key Stage 1 and 2 Assessment and Reporting Arrangements (ARA) can be found here - 2023 key stage 1: assessment and reporting arrangements (ARA) - GOV.UK (

2023 key stage 2: assessment and reporting arrangements (ARA) - GOV.UK (

The guidance notes for producing MIS CTF files for each of the Key Stages will be provided on cZone early May 2023

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