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Assessing Pupils' Progress (APP) in the primary phase

These APP materials include all the resources you need to support you in assessing pupils' progress (APP) in mathematics, science and reading and writing from Year 1 through to the end of Year 6. This section contains all the guidance and materials to help you make best use of the recommended approaches.

Read the What is assessing pupils' progress (APP)? section for an introduction to the APP approach to periodic assessment or watch the video clip below of the views of primary pilot school leaders on APP.

School leaders' views

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