How we assess
Assessment is an important part of any curriculum. Assessment allows teachers to find out what each child needs support with, and to talk to you as parents about how well your child is doing.
At the end of the year, you will receive a report from your child's class teacher giving you a summary of how they have done. This report includes information about attainment and progress.
This is an assessment of whether your child is working at an age-appropriate level. In other words, can they independently do and understand the work for their year group?
This a measurement of how quickly your child has improved over time.
For attainment and progress, we use tests and quizzes (when we can) to base our assessments on. We try hard to get the balance right of not testing too often, but at the right time. And we are always sensitive to individual children's difficulties. Sometimes, different tests or arrangements are needed to best suit a child's needs.