The Secretary of State for Education announced on Wednesday 18 March, that the 2019/20 national curriculum assessments will not take place due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
This means the following assessments planned between April and July 2020 are cancelled:
end of key stage 1 (Year 2) and key stage 2 assessments (Year 6), (including tests and teacher assessment)
phonics screening check for Year 1 and some retakes of children in Year 2
multiplication tables check for Year 4