By Mike Harrison, Mike Wintle
This publication is in particular designed for busy academics who've accountability for co-ordinating an issue region inside of their basic tuition. each one quantity within the sequence conforms to a concise variety, whereas offering a wealth of advice, case stories and photocopiable fabric that lecturers can use instantly. There are particular volumes devoted to facing Ofsted, developing complete tuition coverage and the calls for of co-ordinating numerous topics inside of a small college. the whole set of sixteen volumes is offered from RoutledgeFalmer and info of the sequence may be visible on our site.
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So then they wake the Admiral and the Admiral says ‘I’m Admiral Jackson and I’m in charge of the largest battleship known to man and steaming at 25 knots in your direction, can you please move now’. ’. The Admiral ordered the helmsman to alter course. Even if we have an unassailable case with ultimate authority we all need to know what lies in front of us. ¡ providing all children with full access to the whole curriculum regardless of their sex, culture or any disability. A mission statement such as this therefore defines the assessment policy in terms of the school’s purpose.
This is more than enough to gauge and report on children’s progress in ATs linked to the Programmes of Study in the National Curriculum. Informal assessments in each of the three core subjects should be undertaken three times per term. 3 Example of an assessment overview 26 TWELVE PRINCIPLES FOR EFFECTIVE ASSESSMENT 5: Records of the assessment results These records should be simple and accessible. Mortimer’s studies of what makes a school effective highlighted the need to keep and use records of pupil’s progress.
Should the report be handwritten or use computer technology? A majority of parents like handwritten reports and staff want computer generated reports because they find it saves time. 39 COORDINATING ASSESSMENT PRACTICE ACROSS THE PRIMARY SCHOOL In general computer generated reports contain far fewer generalisations such as ‘likes reading’ and ‘could do better with his tables’ because careful scrutiny of the comment banks (by you/the headteacher) prevents such phrases from inclusion. These reports are frequently more pertinent to the subject, clearly link to the National Curriculum, are more detailed and relate well to targets set and achieved within the core subjects.
Coordinating assessment practice across the primary school by Mike Harrison, Mike Wintle