Another new school year, another assessment framework – but just how different is it? Kirsten Snook succinctly maps where things have gone, stayed the same or been subtly changed, following the government’s consultation with schools. Click on the links for an extremely helpful shortcut to an outline of the new expectations.
Martin Galway wraps up his short series of blogs on managed shifts of formality as required to award ‘Working at Greater Depth (GDS) within the expected standard’ under the Interim Teacher Assessment Framework (ITAF) for writing.
Sabrina Wright is a Teaching and Learning Adviser for English at Herts for Learning
After reading my colleague’s recent blog (Writing at ARE might be Simpler than you thought!), I found myself tempted to unpick the KS1 ARE exemplification materials in the same way.