Standards and Testing Agency
|Executive Agency overview|
|Formed||October 1, 2011|
|Preceding Executive Agency|
|Headquarters||53-55 Butts Road, Earlsdon Park, Coventry|
|Executive Agency executive|
|Parent department||Department for Education|
The Standards and Testing Agency (STA) is responsible for developing and delivering all statutory assessments for school pupils in England. It was formed on 1 October 2011 and took over the functions of the Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency. The STA is regulated by the examinations regulator, Ofqual.
STA also develop the professional skills tests for trainee teachers and manage the Yellow Label Service for secure dispatch of traceable exam scripts.
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