Tim Oates, the Group Director of Assessment Research and Development at Cambridge Assessment, explains some key differences in respect of the 2014 National Curriculum.
“It is vital not to re-invent levels”
“Levels are too general for high-quality formative assessment”,
“Chasing progress through levels does not:
fit with deep secure learning;
allow time for misconceptions to be identified and addressed.”
Find out more at http://educationblog.oup.com/primary/beyond-a-world-of-targets