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KS2 English NCTs to end

Discussion in 'English' started by gruoch, Jul 18, 2011.

  1. gruoch

    gruoch Occasional commenter


  2. Spassky

    Spassky New commenter

    Oh good. They must also be planning to remove the pressure on us to achieve 3 levels of progress based on spurious teacher assessments.
  3. anteater

    anteater New commenter

    Not as good as I first thought - they are keeping an externally marked reading test, but relying on teacher assessment for writing.
    Three levels!!! You mean you are meant to move a child on from 3a to 6a? I thought two whole levels was bad enough, which is what we are expected to set as targets.

  4. gruoch

    gruoch Occasional commenter

    Bin 3 levels for ages.
    Makes it really hard when a child comes into Yr 7 with a TA level of 3b and can neither read nor write.
  5. wordclass

    wordclass New commenter

    Reassuring to observe cross-phase respect and understanding in action.
  6. gruoch

    gruoch Occasional commenter

    That's a bit unnecessary. I am simply reporting the unvarnished truth. Nothing to do with cross-phase respect or lack of it. Whoever sent me that child with that level wasn't making my life any easier - or the child's.

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