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Assessment Information

Assessment at Whiteheath 

We use assessment to give reliable information to parents about how their child is performing by: 

  •  Allowing meaningful tracking of pupils towards end of key stage expectations in the curriculum, including regular feedback to parents at parents evening or reports. 
  • Provide information which is transferable and easily understood and covers both qualitative and quantitative assessment.
  •  Differentiate attainment between pupils of different abilities, giving early recognition of pupils who are falling behind and those who are excelling.
  •  Are reliable and free from bias.

Help drive improvement for pupils and teachers:

  • Assessment is closely linked to improving the quality of teaching.
  • Assessment feedback to pupils contributes to improved learning and is focused on specific and tangible objectives.
  • Assessment is recorded termly and demonstrates comparison against expected standards and reflects progress over time.

Make sure the school is keeping up with external best practice and innovation;

  •  Assessment is created in consultation with those delivering best practice locally.
  • Assessments created in consideration of, and are benchmarked against, international best practice

Attainment Report Commentary 2019

 

 

End of EYFS data

 

Good Level of Development (Prime areas + Literacy and Maths)

Children are defined as having reached a GLD at the end of the EYFS if they achieved at least the expected level in the prime areas of learning (personal, social and emotional development; physical development; and communication and language) and in the specific areas of mathematics and literacy.

 

Whiteheath Infant

School

Local 

Authority

National

80% 74.7% 71.8%

 

 

Phonics Screening Check data

 

 

Whiteheath Infant School

Local Authority

National

Year 1

89.4%

84.5% 81.9%

End of KS1

94.4%

92.0% 91.4%

 

 

End of Key Stage 1 data

 

 

Pupils meeting expected standard: Whiteheath

Pupils meeting expected standard: National Average

Pupils meeting  standard for greater depth: Whiteheath

Pupils meeting  standard for greater depth: National Average

Reading

80%

74.9%

29%

25%

Writing

80%

69.2%

23%

14.8%

Maths

83%

75.6%

28%

21.7%

Science

86%

 

 

 

 

End of KS1 Statutory Testing

 

Year 2 children are tested in May at a time determined by the school. They are not strictly timed tests. Most pupils will be unaware they are taking them as teachers will incorporate them into everyday classroom practice.

 

Subject

Test paper

English reading

  2 papers: short text and questions; longer text   with separate questions

English grammar, punctuation and spelling

2 papers: spelling; punctuation and grammar (including vocabulary)

Mathematics

2 papers: arithmetic; mathematical reasoning

 

Further information

 

Parents should follow the general advice from schools about supporting your child’s learning throughout the year. You do not need to prepare your children for the tests. Your child’s teacher will ensure your child is prepared.

 

Your child’s teacher will be able to answer any queries about the tests, or you can visit www.gov.uk/STA for more details.

 

If you want to see a sample of the tests your child will take, we have published some here: www.gov.uk/government/collections/national-curriculum-assessments-2016-sample-materials

 

In June we will provide another leaflet to explain how and when the tests and assessments will be reported to parents. We will also provide information about how the results are used. Visit

www.gov.uk/government/publications/2017-national-curriculum-tests-for-key-stages-1-and-2-information-for-parents for more details.

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