Ofsted – Amanda Spielman has proposed changes to how Ofsted inspects from September 2019. TES – Inspectorate addresses biggest concern about framework changes head on but insists they must not be delayed. […]
DfE – Provisional information on the 2018 phonics screening check and assessments at key stage 1, including breakdowns by pupil characteristics.
DfE/STA – Provisional 2018 key stage 2 results for pupils in schools in England at national, regional and local authority level.
DfE – Pupils across the country celebrate success in new gold-standard GCSE qualifications. TES – GCSE results: Top grades up for first time in seven years. BBC News – GCSE results rise despite […]
BBC News – A-level students have been awarded the highest proportion of As and A*s since 2012, amid changes toughening the exams in England. DfE – Next generation of young people gaining […]
BBC News – There has been a further improvement in Welsh students’ performance at the top grades at A level.
BBC News – More boys than girls have achieved the top A-Level grade in Northern Ireland for the first time.
The Sunday Times – Exam results are to be downgraded as a measure of school quality as the chief inspector moves to stamp out a culture of cramming children for tests.
The Guardian – The chief qualifications regulator in England, Sally Collier, said that year’s A-level and GCSE students would not be suffer from being the first to take the new, tougher, […]
BBC News – The pass rate for this year’s Higher exams was “broadly stable”, Education Secretary John Swinney has said.
BBC News – A GCSE in British Sign Language (BSL) could be introduced in the UK before the next general election following a campaign by a deaf schoolboy.
STA – Standards and Testing Agency annual report and accounts 2017 to 2018 (for the year ended 31 March 2018).
DfE/STA – Provisional statistics for 2018 national curriculum assessments at key stage 2.
Materials and links for the EYFS Profile Pilot 2018-2019 DfE/Foundation Years – EYFS pilot framework. DfE/Foundation Years – EYFS Profile pilot handbook. Education Endowment Fund – Early Years Foundation Stage Profile […]
For all recent materials relating to statutory KS1 and KS2 assessments go to England (KS1 and KS2 statutory assessment).