Summarising Pupil C's attainment in using and applying mathematics

In using and applying mathematics Pupil C's attainment is judged to be secure at level 5. Her reasoning is a strong aspect of her performance. To make further progress in level 5 she needs to use her reasoning and experience of a range of problems to develop strategies for engaging with more complex problems. She needs to have problems and investigations introduced in a way that provides scope for her to make decisions about the approach to take. She needs to explain and justify the decisions she makes and the conclusions she draws. She should begin to express generalisations algebraically.