Curriculum resources; News; Archives. The first books your child's teacher will give them will help with basic reading skills, letter-sound knowledge, and help them learn high-frequency words. x��}ks���wW�?���w= �H�t˖�$�:)�N��EI,Q$�%M����n��f�眊$�b� ���wo>�~������_��T/^l�����|���߲ ��U��ǛO?a�J�?��-�7r��|�t�|���j���ӧ�������N��޶gW7�? Assessment after levels- In search of the holy grail…. Shaun Allison, Deputy Head teacher at Durrington High School, has blogged about one of the successful models in question here. Each level is divided into three sub-levels, with A at the top end and C at the lower end, so Level 1C is the lowest and Level … So, if you’re assessing in order to help you teach better, that’s assessment for learning, and if you’re assessing in order to grade students, to rank them or to give them a score on a test, then that’s assessment of learning.” What we want is a model of ability based on each child being capable of anything and us looking progressively, through assessment, at what ideas a child has understood.” As the UK’s most successful reading scheme, Oxford … Do you think that if you had described your character’s actions, it would have shown how they were feeling rather than you having to tell me?”, “And if you had included some direct speech, do you think we would understand the characters better?”. I am National Content Manager at the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF), after fifteen years as an English teacher and school leader. In the printable you can see the approximate reading ages for each colour book band, the stage of the national curriculum, and the various book schemes compared. stream endobj It gives flexibility for our respective departments, but within a common framework of core principles that students, parents and teachers can understand. They're becoming an independent reader who can read longer texts and with expression. Most year 9 to 13 students will be learning between the curriculum levels 4 to 8. At the time of its introduction the legislation applied to both England and Wales. You also have the option to opt-out of these cookies. Practical information about education for parents and carers, Early learning in New Zealand – information for migrants, Different kinds of early learning services, Getting to and from early learning services, When your child needs special education support, Complaints about your early learning service, What your child learns at early learning services, The importance of talking, reading, drawing, counting, Getting involved in your child's early learning service, Different types of primary and intermediate schools, Enrolling and starting your child at school, Making sure your child attends school every day, Things to know about your child's teacher, Stand-downs, suspensions, exclusions, expulsions, Progress and achievement at school and kura, Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko curriculum content, Ideas to help with reading, writing and maths, Helping your child develop key competencies, Enrolling and starting at secondary school.