Levels and the 2014 National Curriculum

Tim Oates, the Group Director of Assessment Research and Development at Cambridge Assessment, explains some key differences in respect of the 2014 National Curriculum.

Key messages:

“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