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St Gregory's Catholic Primary School

'For every future, for every child'


Assessment is used at St Gregory's for the following purposes:

  • To inform teachers planning
  • To  inform curriculum development
  • To inform teacher training and support
  • To inform target setting at an individual and group level


For children, assessment should:

  • Show the child's current performance and progress
  • Relate their current performance and progress to targets
  • Help the child to understand their next steps



  • Data for reading and maths is entered onto the school tracking system each term by the Raising Standards Leader
  • Data for writing SPaG, RE and Science is entered onto the school tracking system by class teachers each term
  • Judgements made about a child's performance are moderated and agreed by all staff and with colleagues from other KCSP and Kent schools


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.


Phonics Screen

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.


You can now download our school app - more details under the 'News & Events' page. We are celebrating our 80th birthday on 12th July 2019 - please see our celebration page for more information.