Key Stage 2 Assessments

Our key stage 2 assessment range includes reading, mathematics, grammar and punctuation, and spelling tests for use on a termly basis across years 3, 4 and 5 and new year 6 assessments for use in the year 6 autumn and spring terms. 

NFER Tests are the assessment choice of thousands of schools and will help you to confidently and consistently monitor attainment and progress in and across key stage 2.

  • The autumn tests for all subjects give a baseline from which to monitor progress within the school year.
  • The diagnostic spring tests are perfect for identifying strengths and weaknesses, with extended guidance included in the teacher guide.
  • The summer tests for all subjects enable teachers to summarise attainment and progress year-on-year and within a school year.

About our key stage 2 assessments

The format of the key stage 2 assessments reflects the national curriculum tests in terms of style, challenge and aspects of the curriculum assessed. To review the quality typical of our assessment materials, browse our full range of sample materials

Each set of tests will provide you with standardised and age-standardised scores and in addition, our summer reading and mathematics assessments provide valuable age-related expectations measures. All our KS2 assessments are supported by a free, easy-to-use online analysis tool, which can be used to convert your pupils' data and raw scores into a series of instant reports and analyses in just a few clicks!

Additional, extensive diagnostic guidance is included with the year 6 materials to help you identify strengths and areas of weakness ahead of the national curriculum assessments.