Assessment Principles

Our Principles of Assessment

Assessment is used for self evaluation where strengths and development points across the school are clear.

Assessment focuses on in year groups and other identified groups.

Assessment puts the child at the centre of their learning.

Assessment is at the heart of high quality teaching and learning for all pupils.

Assessment is manageable, purposeful, accessible and time-efficient.

Our assessment framework values professional judgement, dialogue and a common language.

Assessment objectives set consistently high expectations for learners.

Assessment judgements are recorded using a variety of strategies, supported with a range of evidence.

Assessment is used by teachers to inform planning. It’s at the heart of teaching and learning.