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Section Nine: How will the progress of my child be measured in school?

Section Nine: 

How will the progress of my child be measured in school?


  • Your child’s progress is continually monitored by his/her class teacher.
  • His/her progress is reviewed formally against the National Curriculum every term.
    Pre Key Stage levels’.
  • If your child is in Year 1 and above, but is not yet at National Curriculum levels, a more sensitive assessment tool has been used which shows their level in more detail and will also show smaller but significant steps of progress. These are called ‘
  • If your child is not yet able to access subject specific learning, then they will be assessed using the Government’s new ‘Engagement Model’ and this will be explained to you by your child’s class teacher and/or the SENCo.
  • At the end of each key stage (i.e. at the end of year 2 and year 6) all children are required to be formally assessed using Standard Assessment Tests (SATS). This is something the government requires all schools to do and are the results that are published nationally.
  • Children requiring SEN Support will have an Individual Pupil Profile, including a Learning Plan, which will be reviewed with your involvement every term and the plan for the next term made.
  • The progress of children with a statement of SEND/ EHC Plan is formally reviewed at an Annual Review with all adults involved with the child’s education.
  • The AHTs/SENCO will also check that your child is making good progress within any individual work and in any group that they take part in.


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