Welcome! This website will keep you up to date with all the latest news and information from the DfE, Ofsted and others. We will guide you through the transition to assessment in the new national curriculum with advice from our team of experts.
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The Commission on Assessment Without Levels
The Commission on Assessment Without Levels published a report in September 2015 to provide advice and support to schools in developing new approaches in a world free from levels. Their final report can be found here.
Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 National Tests
In 2016, schools sat the new national tests for the first time. This was also the first year that the results were reported as scaled scores. You can download a guide to the 2016 KS2 national tests results here.
Key Stage 2 Progress Measures
The DfE has released new progress measures following the 2016 national tests. Find out more here.
Primary School Accountability
Read the technical guidance on primary accountability and school-level progress measures here.
Support for teachers
In response to the removal of levels, Rising Stars has produced a range of high quality resources for the new curriculum, which are now used by over 8,500 schools! We also offer one-day national conferences to support teachers with the latest knowledge, plus a number of helpful training events with tailored CPD across a diverse range of topics. Head to the Rising Stars website to find out more. Continue reading →