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Month

How we will keep you informed about your child’s learning and achievements                    

Key school assessment activities

September

Start of the year school development update from Headteacher and Deputy Headteacher

Meet the teacher/see the classroom

National Curriculum year group expectations booklets given out

School data evaluation from local authority

Data checkpoint for governors

October

Learning plans agreed with parents of SEND children

Book look (after school)

Progress checkpoint for teachers and leadership team

November

Parents’ evening and written next steps

Progress checkpoint for governors and local authority

National data release

December

 

 

January

Learning plans agreed with parents of SEND children

 

 

February

Parents’ evening and written next steps

Progress checkpoint for teachers and leadership team

March

Book look (family 9am)

 

Progress checkpoint for governors and local authority

April

 

 

May

Book look (open late)

Additional parent meetings for children who are not yet on track to meet expected standards

Learning plans agreed with parents of SEND children

 

Year 2 and 6 SATS

Progress checkpoint for teachers and leadership team

June

 

Phonics screening – year 1 plus year 2 retakes

Final teacher assessment

July

Report to parents containing: child’s own comment about their learning; teacher comment about your child’s year; attendance; achievement of year group standard in maths and English

Brief overview statement of year group expectation for each curriculum subject including foundation subjects (PE, history, art etc) and whether your child has achieved the standard

National test results for year 1, 2 and 6

Early years : achievement of early learning goals

Book look/informal chance to speak to teachers after school

Progress checkpoint for governors and local authority

Handing on information to next teachers

 

Ongoing/

throughout the year

Fantastic finales

Homework books or powerful learning at home books showing what your child is learning

Reading comments in home school diaries for early years and key stage 1 and for target readers in key stage 2

Year group newsletters

Books can be sent home if parent/carer unable to come to school for scheduled book look

Certificates

Early Years stay and play sessions and wow sheets from home

Appointment with teacher to talk about progress at any time or informal catch up at the end of the day

Parent workshops and specific year group information sessions – opportunities to find out how you can support your child at home

 

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Instead of reporting levels at the end of the year

End of year

 

We will tell you whether your child

Year 1 to 6

has met the expected standard

is working at greater depth within the expected standard

hasn’t yet met the expected standard

Early Years

has met the early learning goals

has exceeded the early learning goals

hasn’t yet met the early learning goals

If your child isn’t yet working at the expected standard

the teacher will have already met with you to discuss any key gaps in their learning and suggest how you can continue to help at home

If your child needs significant additional support and strategies to enable them to make progress

a learning plan will have been written with you and your child will have been added to our special needs register