Tanya Parker
Tanya Parker
Tanya Parker
Tanya Parker
Tanya Parker

Assessment is for learning: Using summative tests

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In the first blog in this series, we outlined some of the challenges of teaching within an accountability framework – here we’re going to look at the move towards summative testing that we’re seeing in many schools. At the end…

Tanya Parker
Tanya Parker

DfE Updates: Changes to Primary Assessment

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Last week saw a flurry of reports and announcements from the DfE around assessment. This included its response to the consultation on primary assessment in England and its feedback on the Rochford Review recommendations. If you haven’t had a chance…

Tanya Parker
Tanya Parker

How do other schools define attainment?

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Following our last blog on the different ways that schools are demonstrating progress , we’ll now look at how they’re thinking about and reporting on attainment. Our insights are based on the conversations we’ve had with the 2,500 or so…

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What are other schools doing? Focus on progress

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We spend a lot of time talking to schools about their assessment systems and how they can be improved. While the conversations vary depending on each school’s particular set of circumstances, we often hear the same question: “What are other…