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APPG/POST SEN seminar May 2013

This document is a report of the APPG/POST SEN seminar May 2013. Rona Tutt opened the discussion giving a positive endorsement of the good work to date on the SEN commitments outlined in the Children and Families Bill that is currently going through Government.

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As cost of sending children to school increases, Resource Our Schools more important than ever – BESA comments on PTA UK survey

Almost four in five parents believe the cost of sending children to school is increasing, as 42% have been asked...
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Assessment in English maintained Schools 2010

This document provides an analysis of a survey issued to schools in October 2010. The report reviews assessment activities with responses from key-stage co-ordinators, examination officers and deputy-head teachers from across a wide spectrum of primary and secondary maintained schools in England.

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Assessment in Primary Schools 2014

The current National Curriculum levels system has been in place since 1995. The system provided a base for both formative and summative purposes including endof-key-stage tests. These eight levels (covering the criteria students) are being abolished and will not be replaced. This review focuses on what schools are likely to do in this new environment … Continued

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Assessment in Primary Schools 2016

Along with some new questions, the latest assessment research updates the findings identified in March 2015 research. The review continues to focus on what schools are likely to do in the new assessment environment, to ensure that pupils continue to be assessed, monitored and tracked.

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Assessment in Secondary Schools 2014

The current National Curriculum levels system has been in place since 1995. The system provided a base for both formative and summative purposes including endof-key-stage tests. These eight levels (covering the criteria students) are being abolished and will not be replaced. This review focuses on what schools are likely to do in this new environment … Continued

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Assessment in Secondary Schools 2016

Along with some new questions, the latest assessment research updates the findings identified in March 2015 research. The review continues to focus on what schools are likely to do in the new assessment environment, to ensure that pupils continue to be assessed, monitored and tracked.

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Autumn Statement 2013

The Autumn Statement 2013 is fiscally neutral despite the improvement in public finances. This is in line with the Government’s original plan as ‘with the deficit and debt still at unsustainable levels, deviating from that plan now would be the biggest risk to recovery’. This document has been compiled by Ranelagh International Ltd. to summarise the … Continued

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Axle Education – Ensuring that learners take ownership of their learning [#BettFuturesTakeover]

At Axle Education, we have established a unique system which empowers learners to take ownership of their learning. It is called DPR, the Dynamic Progress Reporting. Our team is composed of professionals who lead in the education industry, including serving senior leaders, with proven track records in raising standards. Our solutions are therefore born from … Continued

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Barometer report 2012 Q3

BESA’s barometer report is run every quarter, and along with feedback from members, it is combined with the views of headteachers to help the industry track market activity.

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