2Context Single stream school P1-7 Roll of 213 HMIe Inspection February 2013
3HMIe…Help children have a clearer understanding of their strengths and needs as learners.Continue to improve the curriculum, including approaches to assessment and monitoring of progress.Further engage parents in supporting their children’s learning.
4Our journey…. Starting point Assessment framework in place as was part of L&T policyTarget setting with pupils and parentsFocus – AiflTermly class newsletters outlining plan across 4 contextsStandardised testing throughout the school for Maths and English tracked and monitoredTracking and monitoring pupils progress through the CfE levelsAdditional assessments for identified pupils
6HMIe Providing feedback that moves learners forward Clarifying, understanding and sharing learning intentionsActivating students as learningresources for one anotherActivating students as owners of their own learningEngineering effective discussions, tasks and activities that elicit evidence of learningOur pupils, staff and parents are clear about what is to be learned and what success would be likeOur classroom assessment involves high quality interactions, based on thoughtful questions, careful listening and reflective responsesOur pupils and staff are given timely feedback about the quality of their work and how to make it betterOur pupils and staff practise self- and peer-assessmentThis slide is adapted from a slide by HMI. It links the AiFL slide – Assessment For Learning side with the features that HMI highlightASSESSMENTFORLEARNINGHMIeleasachadhfoghlamnah-AlbaImproving Scottish educationOur pupils and staff are fully involved in deciding next steps in their learning and identifying who can help6
7HMIe…‘Teachers are developing the way they assess children’s learning. We are confident that staff can build on this encouraging good start and gather reliable assessment information to continue to raise children’s attainment and achievement.’ HMIe
8Our journey…. Where we are now? Leaflet for parents launched at CfE Information eveningDeveloped target setting – meaningful and relevantContinue to develop Learning Intentions and differentiated Success CriteriaDeveloped our pupil voiceOpportunities for weekly reflectionsLearning discussions 1:1 with Class TeacherPlanning floor books & Learning wallsPlanning for assessment at key points linked to significant aspectsEnsuring that we have a variety of assessment strategies to provide us with a range of evidence – class trackerEvidence recorded in pupils folio jotters