Briefing: Primary assessment in England: Update on DfE plans

Policy product type
CSN briefing
Published date
October 11, 2017
Author
Kathy Baker
Issues Covered
  • Assessment of children with special educational needs
  • Baseline assessment
  • School accountability
  • Teacher workload
Categories
Children's services and education, Devolution, Democracy, Scrutiny and Governance
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The DfE has recently published plans for the future of assessment of primary aged children and those with special educational needs. This includes the end of the Key Stage 1 assessment to be replaced with a new Baseline Assessment and a new system for assessing children with learning difficulties.

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