Gearing up for the primary school testing season, 2016 – Key Stage 1

With Easter fast approaching, teachers with Y2 classes will be increasingly conscious of the National Curriculum tests which their pupils will be taking in the summer term. Parents will also be anxious to know what’s changed under the revised curriculum and how they can best support their children over the statutory assessment period. Although the […]

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2016 Teacher Assessment Performance Descriptors for Mathematics and Science

After taking a look at the new performance descriptors for reading and writing, we now turn our attention to mathematics and science. Mathematics At KS1 there are three performance descriptors- ‘working towards the national standard’, ‘working at the national standard’, and ‘working at a greater depth within the national standard’. At KS2, there is just […]

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