The Commission’s Assessment without Levels report and interim teacher assessment frameworks now published!
Today has been a bumper day in the world of primary school assessment. In addition to the final report from the Commission on Assessment without Levels and the government’s response, we have also seen the release of the interim frameworks for teacher assessment at key stages 1 and 2.
Here is a quick summary of what you can find in each report along with links for more information.
1.The final report from the Commission on Assessment without Levels
The Commission on Assessment without Levels was set up earlier this year to provide advice and support to schools in developing new approaches to assessment free from levels. Their final report, which is available here, offers guidance and support to help schools in designing their own assessment policies.
2. The government’s response to the final report from the Commission on Assessment without Levels
The government has also published their response to the report here. This document outlines the Department for Education’s recommendations in response to the report, including the next steps for taking these recommendations forward.
3.The interim frameworks for teacher assessment at key stages 1 and 2
In a world free from levels, these interim frameworks have been produced to support teachers in making robust and accurate judgements for pupils at the end of key stage 1 and 2 in 2016. The interim frameworks set out the standard a child will be assessed against for reading, writing, mathematics and science at the end of each key stage.You can find the interim frameworks for key stage 1 here, and for key stage 2 here.
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