Assessment (all phases)
- Assessing and tracking pupils' progress Find out what factors to consider when assessing and tracking pupil progress. See examples of how schools are doing this and which commercial packages they're using.
- Create an effective feedback culture in your school NewBoost the impact of feedback, focus on pupil outcomes and reduce staff workload by using these evidence-based approaches to feedback and marking.
- Developing a consistent assessment system A strong whole-school assessment system is key to monitoring pupil progress and attainment effectively. Find guidance on how to review or redevelop yours to make sure it's fair and consistent.
- Effective questioning techniques Skilful questioning is a key feature of high-quality teaching. Use these strategies to identify strengths and weaknesses in your own provision.
- How to identify your high and low-ability pupils Get a handle on how to identify your high and low-ability pupils, so you can make sure your curriculum meets the needs of all learners. Find out how to assess pupils in both core and foundation subjects, and what to explain to Ofsted inspectors about your chosen method.
- Key Stage 1 and 2 assessments: statutory requirements Find answers to FAQs on how to comply with statutory requirements for end of Key Stage 1 and 2 assessments. Use our checklist of key dates and deadlines, and know what to report to your local authority and parents.
- Pupil progress meetings: how to run them Get guidance on how to run pupil progress meetings, including who to invite and how often to have them. Download our template to help teachers prepare evidence for a meeting, as well as our list of questions to guide discussion and create action points.