Planning and Assessment
Teachers plan the work of the school yearly, weekly and daily. Planning is based on children’s needs. Teachers are constantly assessing as they ask questions in lessons and look at work in progress. We value this style of assessment during lessons and in marking work as it supports the next steps in children’s learning. We also value assessments where the children are tested against national standards.
At the ages of 7 and 11 the children do Standard Assessment Tests (SATs) during the summer term of Years 2 and Year 6. The results show their level of attainment in English, Mathematics and Science as set against national standards.
Children in Year 1 have a statutory phonics test in June. They are required to read a set of words aloud to their class teacher. If children do not meet the threshold, they have another opportunity to do so in Year 2.
You will be invited to meet your child’s class teacher once a term to discuss progress and future targets on a regular basis.
You are welcome to make an appointment to discuss your child’s progress with their class teacher at any time.