The Education (National Curriculum) (Key Stages 1 and 2 Assessment Arrangements) (England) (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Order 2021

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 2021/479

2021No. 479

EDUCATION, ENGLAND

The Education (National Curriculum) (Key Stages 1 and 2 Assessment Arrangements) (England) (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Order 2021

Made19thApril2021

Coming into force20thApril2021

The Secretary of State makes the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 87(3)(c), (7) and (10) and 210(7) of the Education Act 2002( 1).

The Secretary of State has consulted the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation and other persons the Secretary of State considered appropriate in accordance with section 87(6A) of that Act( 2).

Citation and commencement

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Education (National Curriculum) (Key Stages 1 and 2 Assessment Arrangements) (England) (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Order 2021.

(2) The provisions of this Order come into force on 20th April 2021.

Amendment of the Education (National Curriculum) (Key Stage 2 Assessment Arrangements) (England) Order 2003

2.—(1) The Education (National Curriculum) (Key Stage 2 Assessment Arrangements) (England) Order 2003( 3) is amended as follows.

(2) In article 1(4) after “2019–20” insert “or 2020–21”.

(3) In article 1(5) for “the 2019–20 school year is” substitute “the 2019–20 and 2020–21 school years are”.

Amendment of the Education (National Curriculum) (Key Stage 1 Assessment Arrangements) (England) Order 2004

3.—(1) The Education (National Curriculum) (Key Stage 1 Assessment Arrangements) (England) Order 2004( 4) is amended as follows.

(2) After article 1(4) insert—

“(4A) Articles 4 to 5, 6 and 6A do not apply in relation to the 2020–21 school year.

(4B) Article 5A does not apply in relation to the summer term of the 2020–21 school year.”

(3) In article 1(5) after “2019–20” insert “or 2020–21”.

(4) In article 1(6) for “the 2019–20 school year is” substitute “the 2019–20 and 2020–21 school years are”.

(5) Article 5A(2)(c) is revoked.

19th April 2021

Nick Gibb

Minister of State

Department for Education

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order makes amendments to the secondary legislation relating to primary school assessments.

Articles 2 and 3 respectively amend all provisions of the Education (National Curriculum) (Key Stage 2 Assessment Arrangements) (England) Order 2003 ( S.I. 2003/1038) (“the 2003 Order”) and of the Education (National Curriculum) (Key Stage 1 Assessment Arrangements) (England) Order 2004 ( S.I. 2004/2783) (“the 2004 Order), which place duties or obligations on head...

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