Assessment is used at St Gregory's for the following purposes:
For children, assessment should:
Read, Write Inc
Children are assessed every six weeks to check the progress they are making in phonics and to see how fluently they can read. Depending on the progress made, children are likely to move into the next RWI group for the following term.
The government Phonics Screen tests children in Year 1 and those Year 2 children who did not pass the screen when they were in Year 1. These assessments take place in June.
Children in Y2 and Y6 take part in Key Stage tests during May. The tests comprise of reading, SPaG and maths. At present, writing is based upon teacher assessment.