Tag Archives: National Curriculum

New assessment and accountability measures. Updates: Statement on Primary Assessment, Progess 8 update

15 Nov

New assessment and accountability measures. Updates: Statement on Primary Assessment, Progess 8 update

New National Curriculum tests (‘SATs’) at Key Stages 1 and 2 in primary schools, and new Progress 8 measure at Key Stage 4 in secondary schools. Updates on SATS:

Should philosophy be on the curriculum from primary school? (updated)

10 Jul

Should philosophy be on the curriculum from primary school? (updated)

Open letter championing the introduction of philosophy into the classroom from primary & poll (2011). Study for the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) (2015).

ICT becomes Computing

11 Dec

ICT becomes Computing

The new computing curriculum for England and what it means for primary teachers by Martin Hodge, Professional Officer (Education).

A level delay is welcome move

2 Dec

A level delay is welcome move

The introduction of new maths AS and A levels will be delayed by a year until September 2017, following concerns – raised by Voice and others – that students would struggle to bridge the gap between the current GCSE and the new A levels.

AS “adds breadth to the curriculum and enables students to make a more informed choice”

20 Nov

AS “adds breadth to the curriculum and enables students to make a more informed choice”

A-levels will be separated from AS-levels.