In these early days, I’m conscious that we are only scratching the surface of what we’ll eventually be able to gain, both academically and pastorally, from the information the assessments provide us. However, we’re already seeing an impact and this will only increase as time goes byDerek Smith, Principal of Olashore International School
KS3 can offer so much more than GCSE exam prep – it’s where our pupils should gain a solid foundation for learning, writes our Chief Executive, Greg Watson.
Using standardised assessment data to support IB programmes
The importance of maintaining a focus on literacy within the curriculum has never been far away from the government’s agenda and anyone working within education would agree that developing strong literacy skills are key to a student’s success, particularly as external examinations consist of written papers.