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“Good teaching continues to support pupils’ good progress.” Ofsted 2016

Changes to Assessment at USH

When the Government launched a new curriculum, they also asked an ‘Expert Panel’ to review the national assessment strategies and procedures of schools. They particularly looked at the National Curriculum level descriptors. As a consequence of their findings, the Government has removed level descriptors and the very notion of levels has changed.

We have developed an assessment framework in line with government guidance, details of which can be found on the PowerPoint below.

Changes to assessment at USH

“I would just like to say what a pleasure it was visiting your school and meeting the pupils, who without exception came across as polite and confident young people.” Interview candidate