Standardised and Scaled Scores | Michael Tidd

Lots of primary schools are now using standardised tests in each year group to help monitor the progress of pupils. They can be useful for identifying those pupils who seem to have dropped behind their peers, or perhaps aren’t progressing through the curriculum as you might expect based on their prior attainment. However, the fact …

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Standardised and Scaled Scores | Michael Tidd

Lots of primary schools are now using standardised tests in each year group to help monitor the progress of pupils. They can be useful for identifying those pupils who seem to have dropped behind their peers, or perhaps aren’t progressing through the curriculum as you might expect based on their prior attainment. However, the fact … Continue reading “Standardised and Scaled Scores”

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Bad news to bury worse news | Michael Tidd

The DfE announced today that it plans to introduce a multiplication tables check in Year 4 – and I’m angry. I’m not alone in feeling angry it seems, but my reasons are very different than those of so many.  The multiplication check has been government policy for some time, has been moved to Year 4 … Continue reading “Bad news to bury worse news”

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