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National Curriculum Tests

Volume 487: debated on Wednesday 4 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many key stage 2 national curriculum test papers have been remarked in each of the last five years. (253137)

The Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) is responsible for the administration of the Key Stage 2 (KS2) National Curriculum tests, including the external marking and review service to schools.

The QCA publishes data on review volumes as part of its annual Test statistics. The Test statistics can be found at:

www.naa.org.uk/naa_19205.aspx

The total number of reviews requested at key stage 2 for the 2004 to 2007 rounds are as follows:

Reviews requested

2004

13,232

2005

21,533

2006

19,486

2007

11,530

The QCA has not yet published 2008 figures for key stage 2 reviews. These figures will be published over the coming weeks, and will comply with the UK Statistics Authority Code of Practice.