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).
Once again, the SW Regional AAIA Group held a spring-time event to help inform and inspire members and colleagues. This year the group took Deepening Learning as its theme, reflecting […]
TES – Early years minister Nadhim Zahawi explains why teacher observations have been ruled out for the new Reception baseline assessment.
TES – One of the biggest academy chains in the country has discussed entering as few as 15 per cent of pupils for the EBacc as part of plans to provide a […]
BBC News – British Sign Language should be turned into a GCSE that is taught in schools, MPs were told. The appeal came as a petition calling for British Sign Language […]
DfE – Government follows up phonics success with new multiplication tables trial. A select number of schools across the country will start trialling the multiplication tables check from next month, the Schools […]
DfE – New results published today show standards are rising across England’s secondary schools.
DfE – Revised statistics on the achievements of young people at the end of key stage 4 in England, including attainment by pupil characteristics. BBC News – More than one in eight secondary […]
The Guardian – Robert Winston among signatories of letter warning against moves to increase formal maths and literacy teaching. The Guardian – Ofsted’s Bold Beginnings report on reception class curriculum is flawed. […]
DfE – Achievements of pupils in each state-funded primary school in England.
DfE – Revised information on the 2017 national curriculum assessments at key stage 2, including breakdowns by pupil characteristics.
DfE – Findings from PIRLS 2016, assessing and comparing the reading attainment and attitudes of year 5 children. TES – How Pirls ranks 10-year-olds around the world in reading. BBC News Education […]
Ofsted – This report looks at the Reception curriculum in successful schools and how well it prepared 4 and 5 year olds for the rest of their education and beyond. TES – ‘My […]