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…

Alex Cook

International Success for Classroom Monitor

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Over the last 12 months, Classroom Monitor has continued to grow its community of schools both in the UK and overseas. Giving British International Schools a way to track progress against the English National Curriculum and any other framework that…

Tanya Parker
Jodie Lopez

Moderation and Monitoring Best Practice: External Scrutiny

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External scrutiny has always been a tricky topic as there are so many factors which come into play and many differing opinions on their purpose and value. SATs results, Ofsted or other inspections, league tables, Local Authority scrutiny and governor’s…

Jodie Lopez
Jodie Lopez

SATs prep – work smarter not harder

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Now that the Easter break is over (NOOOO! Give me back the chocolate!), it is time for the last few weeks of preparation for SATs. Not a teacher’s, or parent’s, or pupil’s favourite time of year, but a necessity nonetheless….