The thinking that now dominates expectations of the assessment of achievement originated in this statement first made in 2014 by Christine Counsell and Michael Fordham. At the time they were seeking ways to describe progress post 2014, when … [Read more...] about “The Curriculum is the new progress model” explained.
So now we have the guidance on the reforms to primary accountability that will come into effect from 2016. The new attainment and progress performance measures and the new floor target finally explained in a document that I hope everyone knows is on … [Read more...] about Holding Schools to Account 2016
Heard from my New Head teacher Network group that reviews of their provision by those who conduct these things are asking for more evidence that comment marking leads to action by the pupils that improves their work, and that this evidence needs to … [Read more...] about Remarkable Marking!