Guidance paper May 2016
This guidance is relevant to school and college leaders with responsibility for Key Stages 1 and 2. The way in which primary children are assessed, and primary schools are held to account for their progress and attainment, is changing at a sometimes bewildering pace.
Guidance paper July 2016
On 5 July 2016 the Department of Education (DfE) published a statistical first release with provisional headline results of this year’s Key Stage 2 assessments. This year’s assessments (commonly known as SATs) have changed significantly from previous years.
Guidance paper June 2016
Purposeful, lean and effective lesson planning can have an enormous impact on student learning and help teachers to manage and reduce workload.
Guidance paper August 2016
This information will assist school leaders to ask informed questions about how reading is taught in their schools.
Guidance paper December 2015
This paper is suitable for teaching staff involved in setting and teaching the mathematics curriculum in all schools including academies, and across all Key Stages.
Guidance paper March 2015
Changes to assessment, curriculum and school performance measures mean that school leaders will have a range of matters to consider as they plan their offer for the coming and future academic years. This document offers some guidance which we hope are helpful.
Guidance paper June 2016
Marking is an excellent teaching strategy when used effectively, is purposeful and within clear parameters. A rigorous and refined approach to marking can support both pupils and teachers.
Guidance paper August 2015
The following information is relevant to members in England working with primary schools or groups of schools including primaries. It helps school and system leaders understand how curriculum changes will impact on primary and secondary schools.
Guidance paper October 2015
ASCL’s updated timeline reflects qualification reforms at Key Stage 4 and 5 and suggests activities to help members manage curriculum and assessment and accountability changes from 2015-18.
Guidance paper May 2014
Ofsted recommended in its Going in the Right Direction? Careers Guidance in Schools from September 2012 report that the government should provide clear and more explicit guidance to schools.
Guidance paper October 2016
This guidance is for senior leaders, trustees and governors of local-authority maintained schools and single academy trusts in England as they consider the future of their school in a system likely to consist largely of academies in multi-academy trusts (MATs).
Guidance paper July 2014
The SEN Code of Practice 2014 (the code) is the new statutory guidance on duties, policies and procedures for schools, colleges and other agencies that stem from the Children and Families Act 2014 (Part 3). Subject to Parliamentary approval, it comes into force from September 2014