During lessons teachers use formative and on going assessment to inform next steps for groups and individual pupils. Children are given regular feedback verbally or through detailed marking. We use pink to highlight where a child has met objectives (tickled pink) and green to highlight targets and areas for development (green for growth). Through discussion and regular target setting, children are then able to improve their work and move on to their next steps.
We aim for all children to at least reach end of year expectations for their age by the end of the school year. The objectives have been written in child speak and are shared with children at the front of their books as their 'star' sheet. Star sheets can be downloaded below.
In addition to informal teacher assessment, there are regular statutory assessments at different stages through Primary School:
Year R Baseline Test (Autumn term of entry)
Year 1 Phonics Test (Summer term of Year 1)
Year 2 SATS (Summer term of Year 2)
Year 6 SATS (Summer term of Year 6)