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Assessment

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Assessment

Assessment is an essential part of curriculum design. Choosing what children will learn depends on what they already know. What knowledge and skills do they already have? What do they need to develop? Your assessment of their needs will determine the focus of each learning experience.

Four key principles designed to help schools take a fresh look at practice

National standards of performance presented as level descriptions

The national approach to making judgements on pupils’ progress in English, mathematics and science

Guide to the new primary curriculum

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