Assessment and Reporting

Teachers assess the childrens’ progress and attainment continually – it is an integral part of teaching and it enables the teacher to plan what the next steps in learning should be. Children need to be involved in this process so that they are motivated by the progress they have made and understand what they have to do next to improve.

Towards the end of Key Stage 1 (Year 2) teachers assess the children using a range of statutory tasks and tests in English and Maths.

Towards the end of Key Stage 2, in May, the Year 6 children undertake statutory assessment in English and Maths.

Year 1 children take a statutory Phonics Screening test.

The results of all statutory assessments are submitted to the Local Authority and to the DfE.

You will be invited to a parents’ evening during the Autumn term when the children have settled into the new year, and again in the Spring term, when you will be able to discuss their progress with staff.

The end of year report sent out in July summarises your child’s progress and attainment during the year. Comments made by teachers will refer to the child’s strengths and the areas in which your child needs to improve.

If, during the year, you wish to discuss any aspect of your child’s progress you are invited to make an appointment to see his/her class teacher at the end of a school day, preferably on a Tuesday or a Thursday.

The 2016 assessments for KS1 and KS2 are the first to assess the new, more challenging national curriculum introduced in 2014. Pupils now receive a test result as a scaled score and a teacher assessment based on the standards in the interim framework. Because of the changes, these test results are not comparable to the previous national curriculum level outcomes.

School 2016 School 2017 School 2018 Leeds 2018 National 2018
Foundation GLD 64.5 73.7 53.3 65.7 71.6
Year 1 phonics 73.1 71 76.2 79.2 82.5
Year 2 Phonics 50 50 88.9 59.6 60.8
Year 2 expected standard
Reading

GDS

69

34.5

66.7

18.5

67.7

25.8

69.3

20.7

75.5

25.7

Writing

GDS

65.5

6.9

55.6

14.8

54.8

16.1

62.7

11.5

70

15.9

Maths

GDS

65.5

20.7

66.7

14.8

64.5

12.9

70.6

17.3

76.1

21.8

Reading, Writing, Maths combined

GDS

62.1

 

6.9

48.1

 

3.7

48.4

 

9.7

58

 

8.1

65.4

 

11.7

Year 6 expected standard
Grammar, punctuation and spelling

GDS

76.2

 

 

14.3

80

 

 

20

73.9

 

 

17.4

73.8

 

 

32.1

77.7

 

 

34.4

Reading

GDS

76.2

4.8

70

13.3

73.9

39.1

71

25.9

75.3

28.1

Writing

GDS

57.1

9.4

76.7

10

73.9

17.4

73.3

16.9

78.3

19.8

Maths

GDS

90.5

4.8

80

16.7

69.6

17.4

71.3

21.5

75.6

23.6

Reading, Writing, Maths combined

GDS

57

 

0

60

 

10

61

 

9

59.6

 

8.9

64.4

 

9.8

Year 6 scaled score
Reading 102 102 106 104.3 105.1
Maths 104 105 102 103.7 104.4
Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar 103.6 104.1 103.5 105.4 106.2
Year 6 Progress
Reading 0.4 0.2 0.8 0 0
Writing -3.8 1 0.1 0 0
Maths 1.1 2.3 -0.8 0 0