STA – Statutory guidance for assessing and reporting the early years foundation stage (EYFS) profile in the 2017 to 2018 academic year.
Education Endowment Foundation – Our Early Years Toolkit – an accessible summary of educational research – has been updated. Education Endowment Foundation – an accessible summary of educational research for early years […]
GOV.UK – Quality assurance review report produced by Tribal Education. The review looked at the effectiveness of different methods of checking the quality of data from the baseline assessment. This was to […]
The Telegraph – British school children could be guinea pigs for controversial new tests for five-year-olds, despite other nations rejecting the trials. The move is disclosed in a contract document published quietly […]
GOV.UK – This handbook supports practitioners in making accurate judgements about each child’s attainment.
BBC News Education – Boys are nearly twice as likely as girls to have fallen behind by the time they start school, a report says. Save the Children says a quarter […]
TES News – New research suggests that at least 194,000 pupils could be ill-prepared for the classroom in September. Large proportions of children starting school are not ready for the classroom, according to […]
TES News – Division in government means that two separate primary assessments are on the table. Any plans to bring in two new sets of national assessments for primary pupils […]
GOV.UK – Reception baseline assessment will not be used as a starting point to measure pupil progress following a comparability study. GOV.UK – Reception baseline comparability study. BBC News Education – Baseline tests […]
BBC News Education – Children with poor language skills at age five are significantly more likely to struggle with maths at age 11, a study for Save the Children suggests.
GOV.UK – This EYFS Profile handbook supports practitioners in making accurate judgements about each pupil’s attainment.
Welsh Government – An annual report looking at pupil achievements in English, Welsh, Mathematics and Science, including information by gender and level of achievement.
Learning Wales – Curriculum development and delivery is key to providing opportunities for learners to develop their skills, understanding and make progress within learning areas, subjects and across the curriculum.
Council for Curriculum Examinations and Assessment – Overview of the Northern Ireland Curriculum.
Scottish Government – Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) is transforming all aspects of education in Scotland. It has been developed over a number of years in partnership with teachers, parents and the […]