We are making a bold move and now stating that a child the was summative assessed as Year 2 ARE begins Year 3 as Year 3 ARE. This way the child in question will be expected to be working at the expected Year 3 standard for the objectives they cover based on prior attainment in the previous year and as such can be formatively and summative described as Year 3 ARE at any given point. At the end of Year 3 we are then able to make a formal summative statement that they have met all the Year 3 ARE standard. To show progress we simply use our formative assessments over time (percentages etc.) and we say good progress is a child that continues to meet the ARE (based on their starting point). Better progress is obviously a child that moves over the boundaries. We can also show this with the scaled score and summative test scaled scores at the end of each year. I think our system is very simple and effective... Any thoughts guys???