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Statutory Assessments

Primary schools are required to carry out Statutory assessments of children’s abilities at 4 different points. Parents/carers are informed of the results at the end of the academic year in which the assessments are carried out: 

 

Reception - GLD

 

At the end of Reception, children are assessed against 'Early Learning Goals'.  If a pupil has attained well they are described as having a 'Good Level of Development' (GLD).

 

Year 1 - Phonics

 

Children in Year 1 are tested on their ability to link sounds and letters when reading. This is known as phonics screening. An information pack for parents can be accessed via the following link:

Year 2 and Year 6 - SATs

SATs (standard assessment tests) are a series of assessments in reading, GPS (grammar, punctuation and spelling) and maths carried out in two stages during your child’s primary education - at the end of Year 2 (Key Stage 1) and again at the end of Year 6 (Key Stage 2). Writing and Science are also assessed but this is done through teacher assessment rather than tests.

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