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Outstanding Assessment for Primary English

Boost progress in primary English with our free eight-part guide to outstanding assessment

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Part 1
Part 1

Shirley Clarke’s five steps to better peer marking

Getting children to improve each other’s work is the Holy Grail of assessment. But you’ve got to build the right foundations.

Part 2
Part 2

How to use Lexile measures in the classroom

How could Lexiles affect the books we choose for our primary students?

Part 3
Part 3

10 last-minute SATs checks

Not every lost mark on the test stems from a lack of knowledge, and armed with these tips, you can help make sure children get the scores they deserve.

Part 4
Part 4

How one school is using English mastery to make great progress

At Rhoda Wilson’s school, a new mastery approach in English is getting great results. Here’s how it works.

Part 5
Part 5

A better way to find evidence of key grammatical learning objectives

There’s no need to squeeze the passive voice into stories where it doesn’t belong, explains Rachel Clarke.

Part 6
Part 6

Why high-achieving learners can struggle with handwriting

Dysgraphia is a common, yet often neglected problem – Diane Montgomery suggests some possible interventions.

Part 7
Part 7

How comparative judgement can annihilate your marking workload

Get all staff involved in a collaborative scheme and save everyone time, says Craig Westby.

Part 8
Part 8

Improve primary pupils’ writing with ‘the marking funnel’

Constructive feedback is a vital tool when helping children to learn to write, says James Clements.

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