Reporting and Assessment in KS3
Year 7 & 8 Reporting and Assessment
These reports contain the following information:
- a target pathway
- current attainment
- attitude to learning grade
- attendance information
Each student at Guiseley School is set a range of targets which are based on Key Stage 2 data. We use this data to set targets which aim to ensure that all our students make progress that is better than the national average for students at the equivalent starting points. These targets are appropriately challenging. There are three pathways: Foundation, Secure and Mastery.
The current attainment column should be compared against their target pathway. Where it is indicated that your child is not meeting their target, it is advised that you should explore the progress statements with your child and look at the areas they need to develop further.
Current attainment may vary with the units covered and student understanding of that unit.
Attitude to Learning Grade
This number is taken as an average from all of the lessons your child has attended. Four indicates an exemplary attitude. The full descriptors can be found in your child’s planner.
To assist in your understanding of the report, we have published for Year 7 & 8 subject progress statements. The purpose of these are to give a detailed picture of what good progress looks like in each subject. They will show the steps that each student needs to master in order to be successful at each stage. Our subject teams have carefully mapped out the necessary steps so you can be confident if your child is on track and that in our professional judgement they are making the necessary steps to make above average progress, from their given starting point.
Year 9 Assessment and Reporting is currently under review.