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“Your students have wonderful manners – they’re clearly very happy.” Visiting Colombian teachers

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 was so impressed with the friendliness and professionalism from all those I met, both inside the classroom as well as around the school."” Visiting trainee teacher