Assessment at Redhill is purposeful and gives an insight into pupils’
knowledge and understanding, allowing teachers to set realistic, yet
challenging targets. Assessment is carried out daily through formative methods
and also summatively to provide clear information on knowledge, skills, key
concepts and also the application of these. Assessment may look very different
from one child to the next as all children have different starting places and
The changes to the national curriculum and its assessment go well beyond
mere changes of content. They invoke very different day to day approaches to
assessment and signal fundamental shifts in ideas about learning and
assessment. The sub levels have now been removed and the new curriculum is
founded on the principle that teachers should ensure that the pupils have a
secure understanding of key ideas and concepts before moving onto the next
The three main forms of assessment at Redhill are:
assessment- used by teachers to evaluate pupils’ knowledge and understanding on
a day to day basis and to tailor teaching accordingly. This can include, probing
questions, quick recap questions, scrutiny of work and formal tests.
assessment- enables schools to evaluate how much a pupil has learned at the end
of a teaching period.
standardised summative assessments- used by the government to hold schools to
At Redhill we also use the 'STAT' Sheffield Asssesment approach.
Please click on the link for more information : STAT Parent Carer Guide redhill