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  • Assessment

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    Level descriptors are no longer statutory to describe, define or assess progress in history. In this section you will find a range of articles and guides to help you make sense of what it means to get better at history to inform planning, monitoring and assessment of progress in the...

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  • Assessment and Progression without levels

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    Assessment and Progression without levels: where do we go from here? The new Primary History National Curriculum is finally upon us. The first thing you might notice is that the level descriptions have gone. These were first introduced in 1995 and became the mainstay for assessing pupil progression and attainment...

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  • Progression from EYFS to Key Stage 3

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    Thinking About Progression in the new history curriculum: Progression from EYFS to Key Stage 3 The removal of National Curriculum levels has left many schools and teachers scratching their heads and wondering how to proceed. National Curriculum levels have been used and misused in the past to both define progress...

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  • Progression & Assessment without Levels - Guide

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    In the new national curriculum for primary and secondary history one of the key differences is that, for the first time since 1991, there are no level descriptions against which you can assess pupils' progress.  The new attainment target says simply that: ‘By the end of each key stage, pupils...

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  • Assessment in Primary History - Guidance

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    Whilst a number of schools have had well-considered assessment procedures for primary history, these represented a minority.  With the new national curriculum, the old level descriptions have been replaced by a single sentence attainment target which states that "by the end of each key stage, pupils are expected to know,...

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  • The new history curriculum: assessing learning and progression

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    Workshop Materials from Annual Conference 2014The new history curriculum: assessing learning and progressionSteve Davy - Teacher at The Wroxham School and HA Primary Committee

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  • Teaching History Supplement

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    Starting to plan your history course for September 2014? Preparing for life after Levels? Jamie Byrom's article in the Teaching History Curriculum Supplement supports your planning in a clear and concise way. What exactly do I have to do? What might I choose to do? How can I show that...

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