Briefcase 5: Tracking progress by term (Sample 2 – Maths)
The second of two formats reflecting attention to the groups of specific importance - overachievers, underachievers and core pupils (SEN, EAL, Pupil Premium etc.) The text extracts draw attention to curricular targets.
Briefcase 4: Tracking progress by term (Sample 1 – Reading)
The first of two sample formats reflecting attention to the groups of specific importance - overachievers, underachievers and core pupils (SEN, EAL, Pupil Premium etc.)
Briefcase 3: Meeting age-related expectations
Use this format to track students in years 4-6 meeting age-related expectations of maths, reading or writing.
Briefcase 2: Analysis of pupil tracking 2013
This Excel-based format facilitates a range of cohort-based judgements, informing analytical discussion about the impact of actions and providing numerical evidence of improving or declining trends.
Briefcase 1: APS attainment trends over time
An attainment-based format used by infant schools and junior schools when entering key stage specific data, and by primary schools to inform whole-school and stage-specific overviews.
Manager’s Briefcase – Tracking pupil progress
A series of formats to help you track and evaluate student progress on a whole-school and individual level.
Data, data everywhere… But what does it mean?
How do we know we are good when ‘good’ keeps changing? Ann O’Hara explains how schools can effectively use data to evaluate and build on pupil progress in their current context, while also preparing staff for future unknown expectations of assessment.
Conflict management – Putting children in control
Allowing children to take the lead in resolving conflict with peers gives them a valuable opportunity to develop complex social skills. Nicola Watson details a number of strategies teachers can use to gently guide and support the process, while still allowing children to maintain ownership.
Incorporating literacy into imaginative play
How can we inspire very young children to take an interest in literacy? Sue Lyle makes it fun with a class hunt for signs, symbols and letters in the everyday environment.