Exams and Assessment

Closing the poverty- attainment gap

The Future Leaders charity works to develop outstanding school leaders in challenging secondary schools. It is now expanding its work to the primary sector and is appealing for applicants. Heath Monk explains


The grammar test

Suzanne O’Connell takes a look at the new grammar, punctuation and spelling test and some of the criticism it has received


Assessment advice

Assessment in primary schools must be appropriate to the learning context and the learner’s needs. Rebecca Clarkson and Liz Twist consider what good assessment looks like and offer their research-based advice on effective practice


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