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Name, commencement and application

1.—(1) This Order is called the National Curriculum (Key Stage 2 Assessment Arrangements) (Wales) Order 2004 and comes into force on 10 November 2004.

(2) Subject to paragraphs (3) and (4), the provisions of this Order apply for the purpose of ascertaining the achievements in English, Welsh, mathematics and science of pupils who are in the final year of the second key stage.

(3) This Order applies only to maintained schools in Wales.

(4) This Order does not apply for the purpose of ascertaining the achievements in Welsh of pupils following the programme of study known as “Welsh Second Language”(1).

(1)

See S.I. 2000/1101 (W.79) and the document entitled “Welsh in the National Curriculum”, ISBN 0750424036.