Participants will consider how to prepare pupils for statutory tests and to make accurate and consistent teacher assessment judgements for writing in line with national expectations and evidenced through on-going, normal classroom practice.
Participants will gain:
- A working knowledge of current Standards and Testing Agency (STA) statutory guidance and expectations related to end of KS2 statutory assessment processes of testing and teacher assessment.
- A professional development opportunity to consider the demands of KS2 maths, reading, spelling, punctuation and grammar tests, test preparation and feedback from reviews of past test papers explore the STA national writing exemplification materials and related examples of underpinning evidence.
- Understand the requirements of robust assessment and moderation processes.
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About the Course Leader
Denise Harris – Adviser, Services For Education
Denise has 25 years’ experience as a qualified teacher (B.Ed, Hons) working in schools and an Education Action Zone. She became a local authority primary consultant in 2003 with a focus on mathematics and assessment. In this role she gained accreditation as an Every Child Counts (ECC) Teacher leader and was awarded an MA in Early Mathematics from Edge Hill University.
She has also successfully completed the NCETM Primary Professional Development Lead Support Programme gaining recognition as being accredited and up-to-date on current thinking on national mathematics priorities.
The focus of her current role is the management and delivery of the statutory assessment contract for moderation and monitoring on behalf of Birmingham LA. Through this role, and as an active member of AAIA, she works closely with other moderation managers both locally and nationally.