DfE teaching and learning – This is statutory guidance from the Department for Education. It covers statutory assessment and reporting requirements for the early years foundation stage (EYFS).
- Assessment for Learning
- Assessment of Learning
- Assessment Matters
- Examinations and Qualifications
- Performance Data
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A booklet written for school governors explaining the essential features of assessment for learning and answering questions such as 'Why does AfL matter to children and their parents/carers ?' ' How does AfL relate to end of year and end of key stage assessment?' and 'How will governors know that AfL is happening in school?' ‘Has helped to inform and enthuse us and also realise that understanding data is one thing, but responding to the questions it poses is quite another.’ Chair of governors, federation of infant and primary schools
On February 26, 2015
GOV.UK – Summary of responses received and the government’s response outlining next steps.
On February 25, 2015
GOV.UK – Nick Gibb sets out plans for a commission to help improve primary school assessment and testing. GOV.UK – Nick Gibb outlines the support given to schools as they move away from level descriptors.
On February 11, 2015
RSA – Schools in deprived neighbourhoods are denying young people access to subjects deemed ‘more difficult’ in a bid to minimise poor exam results and improve their position in the school league tables, according to the latest analysis from the RSA think tank. BBC News Education – Pupils in some areas are not offered ‘vital’ GCSEs.