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When are year 2 stats

(6 Posts)
forevermore Tue 05-Jul-11 12:39:36

We have a family wedding in March next year and will have to take a week out of school to attend. Will this affect stats tests etc. We live in London. Thanks

Feenie Tue 05-Jul-11 12:59:30

There is no set date nationally - Y2 assessments are teacher assessement and are collated over the year. The tests are a small part of this. Some individual schools like to set aside a couple of weeks in May to do the test part of this, but the assessment wouldn't be affected at all if you went on holiday.

Whether the school would be bothered is a different matter - depends on their attendance policy.

redskyatnight Tue 05-Jul-11 13:07:53

Our HT wouldn't have authorised holiday for a Y2 child in March. AS PP has said there is no set week to do the tests though.

You can but ask and see whether it will be authorised.

Elibean Tue 05-Jul-11 13:13:28

Ask your HT. We had a child on a family holiday (to visit family, rare event, they can't usually afford to) in Y2 and she missed a couple of papers. But they let her take them late.

And, ours were in May.

TigersChick Tue 05-Jul-11 17:04:50

I'd ask at school but IME it's most common to do any formal assessments in May.

BusterGut Tue 05-Jul-11 20:27:02

You can do them any time between January and June. Any children who miss them can do them on their return. They only form a small part of the teacher's assessment (as Feenie explained).

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