STA – Guidance for primary schools and teachers on writing statutory end of year reports for parents.
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.
STA – Information leaflet for schools about the new reception baseline assessment.
BBC News – How selection impacts on education is explored in Grammar Schools: Who Will Get In? on BBC Two at 2100 BST on Tuesday 5 June. Episode one is now […]
DfE – Implementation of T Level programmes: consultation response. DfE – New T Levels mark a revolution in technical education. Education Secretary names the first 52 colleges and other providers set […]
DfE – Guide for schools, colleges and local authorities on new measures in the 2017 to 2018 performance tables.
DfE – Information about the new GCSE grades for parents, employers and further and higher education providers.
Education Endowment Fund – This guidance report is relevant to the teaching of all students, within any subject area. Most of the examples included are from Key Stages 1 to 4, […]
TES – Last week, the NEU vowed to disrupt the baseline assessments of four-year-olds. This week, the government announced that NFER had won the contract to begin testing in September 2020. […]
TES – Secondary schools’ Progress 8 scores are being undermined by the performance of pupils from primary schools with “anomalously high” results, new research suggests. Education Datalab – Difficult questions about some schools’ […]
TES – It would be ‘sad’ if key stage 3 was only about GCSE preparation, says Pearson vice-president. Exam board leaders have raised concerns about schools that teach GCSEs over three […]
STA – Information about the development of an assessment for pupils in reception to measure their progress in primary schools from 2020. DfE – New measure for fairer recording of primary school performance.
DfE/STA – Measuring progress in primary schools: update published April 2018 (following Government response to Primary Assessment consultation published September 2017).
Education Endowment Fund – Metacognition and self-regulation approaches have consistently high levels of impact, with pupils making an average of eight months’ additional progress. The evidence indicates that teaching these strategies […]
Ofqual – an observational study of local authority moderation of key stage 2 writing assessments in 2017. It identifies factors that may have affected the consistency of moderation in 2017 and […]
Ofqual – The purpose of this report is to review how moderation is currently being delivered in a number of jurisdictions across the world at upper secondary, and in particular to […]