Assessment Statement for Haywards Heath Locality
Our Principles of Assessment
Assessment puts the child at the centre of their learning
Assessment is at the heart of high quality teaching and learning for all pupils
Assessment is manageable, purposeful, accessible and time-efficient
Our assessment framework values professional judgement, dialogue and a common language
Assessment objectives set consistently high expectations for learners
Assessment judgements are recorded using a variety of strategies, supported with a range of evidence
Our Purpose of Assessment
To ensure teaching is appropriate and that learners make at least expected progress
To celebrate; help plan next steps in learning; and support analysis of trends, leading to school improvement
To inform discussion and dialogue with pupils, parents/carers, colleagues, school leaders and governors,
moderators and assessors
To support transition between year groups, key stages and schools.
Please see below the NEARS Assessment Policy and the West Sussex agreed principles for assessment.