Venue: Services For Education, 3 Holt Court, Holt Street, Birmingham B7 4AX
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 Adviser
Denise Harris - Adviser, Services For Education
Denise has over 30 years of experience as a qualified teacher (B.Ed., (Hons), MA) working in schools and an Education Action Zone. She became a local authority primary consultant in 2003 with a focus on mathematics and assessment. From 2009 she worked with Edge Hill University as an Every Child Counts (ECC) Teacher leader to deliver a suite of early maths intervention programmes through which she gained an MA in Early Mathematics. Denise also gained accreditation from NCETM as a Primary Professional Development Lead. She continues to work with Edge Hill University to manage the delivery of the very successful mathematics intervention programmes: Success@Arithmetic and 1stClass@Number.
Denise successfully delivers the primary statutory assessment contract for moderation and monitoring on behalf of Birmingham LA. Through this role she works closely with other moderation managers both locally and nationally. She recruits, trains and accredits both KS1 and KS2 pool moderators.