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Walton-le-Dale Primary School: How intervention resource On Track Maths helps to boost self-esteem and confidence

"We use On Track Maths as our whole school ‘catch up’ program for children who need intervention support. This is massively important in a school with a mastery approach where everyone moves on together. Without something as high quality and rigorous as On Track Maths in place, the whole mastery approach would be at risk of collapsing at any point." Read on to find out what else Walton-le-Dale Primary School have to say about our intervention resource, On Track Maths!

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Part 1: The St Barnabas Series

Join us on our journey with St Barnabas Church of England First and Middle School as we explore their use of our termly standardised assessment suites PiRA, PUMA, GAPS and NTS Assessments. St Barnabas also makes full use of MARK, our free online assessment and reporting tool trusted by over 6,000 schools.

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PUMA KS3 is ‘a real motivator for students’

RS Assessment from Hodder Education spoke with Alexandra Paine, the Senior Leader for Mathematics and Numeracy at Magnus Church of England Academy, to find out how PUMA KS3 has helped to reduce teacher workload and motivate students. 

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3 simple steps to improving wellbeing at school

With the new academic year now well underway, it’s a good time to start to think about the ways in which we can create classroom and home environments that will support and nurture our children, and especially those who might be beginning to struggle with the school environment. Read more »

More primary pupils reach the highest standards in the SATs 2019

On 5th September 2019, the DfE announced that more pupils in England are reaching the highest standard of reading, writing and maths in this years SATs.

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Hear what teachers like you have to say about our assessments

We strive to make it as effortless and insightful to assess your pupils as possible. That’s why we spend lots of time talking to teachers like you about your experiences with our termly standardised tests. Find out what they have to say for yourself!

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Answering your Progress Tests FAQs

With over 6,000 schools using our Progress Tests for Reading, Maths, GPS and Science, we asked teachers to share how they use Progress Tests with their classes.

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We've been shortlisted!

We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted in the SEN, Wellbeing and Foundations cateogry of the Teach Primary Awards!

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Summer maths quizzes from Assessment Bank

Inspired by the warm weather over the weekend we have created some summer themed quizzes to use with your class, including questions about ice creams, beaches and holidays to get your pupils in the summer spirit.

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Firework reading comprehension

Celebrate Bonfire night by starting your English lessons with a firework reading comprehension task from Assessment Bank.

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