STA – Information leaflet and videos for parents about end of key stage assessments (often referred to as SATs) for 7 and 11 year olds.
Assessment processes are integral to learning and teaching. This part of the site focuses on aspects of curriculum and pedagogy where assessment has a key role to play or that have implications for assessment practice, and includes links to relevant reports, research articles and sites.
DfE – Education Secretary Damian Hinds launches consultation reviewing qualifications at Level 3 and below. DfE – Review of post-16 qualifications at level 3 and below in England. DfE – Students and qualifications […]
DfE – Materials to help school leaders and teachers review tasks associated with feedback and marking, to help reduce workload.
DfE – Advisory group report on removing unnecessary workload associated with data management and the government’s response.
DfE – Materials to help school leaders and teachers review tasks associated with data management, so they can reduce workload.
DfE – Additional measures for 16 to 18 students at the end of their study and multi-academy trust performance.
DfE – The national average attainment for each qualification included in the completion and attainment measure.
DfE – Revised statistics on the achievements of pupils at the end of key stage 4 in schools and multi-academy trusts, including pupil characteristics.
STA – An assessment for pupils in reception to measure their progress in primary schools from 2020. STA – Information about the development of an assessment for pupils in reception to measure […]
STA information regarding access arrangements for Key Stage 2 tests, including videos explaining the process for applying for additional time, early opening and compensatory marks for spelling. See also how […]
Ofsted – The draft education inspection framework for 2019 sets out how Ofsted proposes to inspect schools, further education and skills provision and registered early years settings. BBC News – Ofsted pledges […]
The Sutton Trust – As the academies programme has developed, policymakers have increasingly seen academy chains, and especially multi-academy trusts (MATs) as the best way of working to improve the performance […]
STA – The NCT handbook contains information on the design, development and delivery of the 2018 key stage 1 (KS1) and key stage 2 (KS2) national curriculum tests.
Ofsted – Updates for inspectors and stakeholders with the latest information and guidance about Ofsted’s inspection work in schools (including March 2019 update).
Ofqual – Our summer report is published alongside reviews of marking and moderation statistics and a range of associated analyses.