Simon Hickton, Cornerstones’ Managing Director and assessment expert, shares his perspective on current assessment practices in primary schools. Life after levels So, how is life after levels shaping up? Without levels, teachers have a real chance to assert their professional judgements, to best use their knowledge of what children know and can do to inform… Read more
Once your autumn term summative assessments have taken place, the moderation and evaluation of your results is key to moving children forward. Are the results a true reflection of where the children are? Are the results comparable nationally? Where are the gaps? What are we doing to close them and is it having an impact?… Read more
Last week, we examined the final report from the Commission on Assessment Without Levels. We also looked at the key principles from the interim assessment frameworks for Key Stage 1 and 2. In this post, we look at what Ofsted will judge when it comes to assessment without levels.