British Educational Research Association (BERA) – This report sets out the case against the government’s proposal to use a baseline assessment test of pupils in reception to hold schools in England […]
Assessment of Learning
Pupils’ attainment and progress is summarised periodically in a variety of ways and for a variety of purposes. This part of the site contains information and links relating to both statutory assessments (in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales) and non-statutory summative assessment processes.
STA – Standards and Testing Agency annual report and accounts 2017 to 2018 (for the year ended 31 March 2018).
STA – Roles and responsibilities of the Standards and Testing Agency (STA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.
STA – Key stage 2 comparative report template.
STA – Information leaflet about the key stage 2 national curriculum assessment results (often referred to as SATs).
STA – Information for headteachers, teachers, governors and local authorities about scaled scores and the expected standard for the 2018 national curriculum tests. STA – 2018 key stage 2 scaled score conversion […]
STA – Future dates for the key stage 1 and key stage 2 tests (commonly referred to as SATs), phonics screening check, multiplication tables check and science sampling tests.
STA – Information for primary schools and other interested parties about the development of an online times tables check to be administered by schools to year 4 pupils from the 2019 […]
STA – Guidance for primary schools and teachers on writing statutory end of year reports for parents.
STA – Information leaflet for schools about the new reception baseline assessment.
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. […]
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).
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 […]
Education Endowment Fund – Marking plays a central role in teacher’s work, yet there is very little evidence on which strategies are most effective.