Assessment in the New National Curriculum

At St Mark’s we believe that effective assessment provides key information to improve teaching and learning. We give learners regular feedback both verbally and in writing on their learning so that they understand what it is that they need to do better. This allows us to base our lesson plans on a detailed knowledge of each pupil. We give parents regular written and verbal reports on their child’s progress so that teachers, children and parents are all working together to raise standards for all our children.

Since the removal of National Curriculum Levels descriptors and the implementation of the New Curriculum (Autumn 2014) we have worked in partnership with the local authority and external agencies to implement a new assessment tool. (See assessment policy below)