Statutory Assessment at a Glance

Schools have a statutory requirement to assess and report on the Areas of Learning, the Cross-Curricular Skills (Communication, Using Mathematics and Using ICT) and the Other Skills (Thinking Skills and Personal Capabilities).

The table below shows the statutory assessment requirements for Key Stage 4.

  Key Stage 4
Year 11 Year 12

Assess pupil progress in each of the statutory Areas of Learning (Learning for Life and Work, Physical Education and Religious Education).

Assess pupil progress in the Cross-Curricular Skills of Communication, Using Mathematics and Using ICT.

Please note that at Key Stage 4 the Levels of Progression do not apply.

Assess pupil progress in the Other Skills (Problem-Solving, Self-Management and Working with Others).