Marking and Feedback

September 2018

This guidance is relevant to senior leaders, governors and middle leaders in England and Wales. It is designed to provide support when reviewing and designing feedback, marking and assessment policies.

Feedback can take many forms and is effective when it challenges pupils’ thinking. Marking is one type of
feedback; written feedback can be effective when its use is purposeful and within clear parameters. All types of feedback should be viewed through the lens of “how does this promote pupil learning and pupil confidence, and what is the impact on pupil progress?”

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