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“Students’ progress and well-being is monitored regularly.” Ofsted 2013

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

“Our school celebrates everything and everyone, which makes the community bond even stronger; no one is ignored. ” Year 11 student