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).
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. […]