Assessment Guide for Parents
To support you when discussing your child's progress, attainment and commitment to learning, we have written two short guides: one for KS3 and one for KS4. These guides include details about how your child's target grades have been created, as well as other important information that should be discussed each time you receive a 'Progress Report' from us.
The reports that you receive will provide you with an overview of your child’s progress towards their end of KS4 target grade (KS3) or teacher prediction (KS4), their progress towards their end of Year 11 target in each of the subjects they study, as well as their ‘Commitment to Learning’ (C2L) grade for each subject.
The report you receive will also include details about your child’s attendance, numbers of negative behaviour points, numbers of positive achievement points and their average commitment to learning grade from across all subjects.
Our aspiration is for all students to achieve a minimum of C2L Grade 4 across all subjects. This will give each student a much better opportunity to achieve their targets by the end of Year 11.
Moving forward, you will receive termly reports (three times per year) and the reports will also include two targets for your child to improve on, in order to make positive progress. These targets will be focused on the C2L descriptors and skills.
There will, of course, continue to be opportunities to meet with teachers and other colleagues at Parents’ Evenings, Settling in Evenings in Y7 and 10 and Academic Planning and Review Days. Please bring along any questions to these events and we are more than happy to support and answer any questions that you may have.
We hope that the attached guides prove useful.