ASSESSMENT AND REPORTING
The teachers constantly assess progress using a variety of formal and informal methods including book scrutiny, tests and moderated examples. We closely track, trends in development within each year group in English, Maths and Science, setting and assess progress in targets in these subjects. This supports a greater understanding of the progress each child is making during the year. See separate Assessment Policy on the school website at www.ntcps.co.uk
Key Stage 1 children are tested near the end of Y2 and will normally be seven by the time this takes place. This statutory ‘test’ supports the teacher assessment and it is the latter which is reported to the DfE. In KS2, most Key Stage 2 children will be nearly 11 by the time they are tested. This test result is reported to the DfE.
In order to help parents more fully understand the testing system you are advised to log onto the DfE website for further information. This site also contains details of the school’s latest results.
The website address is www.education.gov.uk