The Department for Education has released updated Spring term 2017 timelines to help headteachers, principals and governors plan for the term and academic year ahead.
Achievements of pupils in state-funded primary schools in England have now been published.
Just 5 per cent of primary schools have been announced as being below the floor standard. Schools are considered under-performing if fewer than 65 per cent of pupils fail to reach the expected standard in reading, writing and maths, or if they fail to make sufficient progress in these three key areas.
This year’s key stage 2 results paint a national picture of schools struggling to deal with the demands of a tough new curriculum. Just 53 per cent of 11-year-olds reached the expected standard in reading, writing and maths in 2016, a drop from 80 per cent in 2015. But the performance tables reveal that some primaries are coping with the challenge better than others. Continue reading →
The STA has released guidance to help schools to prepare for the administration of the 2017 mathematics national curriculum tests at KS1 and KS2.
The DfE has released information on the number of ‘coasting schools’ in England, according to the proposed definition and provisional 2016 performance results.
This handbook supports teachers in making accurate judgements about each pupil’s attainment in the early years.
The DfE has released guidance and requirements to support schools and local authorities involved in key stage 1 and 2 teacher assessment and statutory moderation in 2017.
Statutory guidance for assessing and reporting the national curriculum at key stage 2 in the 2016 to 2017 academic year has been released.
The DfE has published key dates for key stage 1 and key stage 2 assessments for 2016/2017.
Dates include actions and deadlines for the following:
The DfE has released the EYFS profile results for 2015 to 2016. This first release covers:
- the percentage of pupils achieving each assessment rating in the early learning goals