' Most day to day assessment in primary and secondary schools is informal, frequently a seamless part of the process of teaching and learning. ' - Ted Wragg, 1997
The following Assessment for Action documents have
been sent into East Riding of Yorkshire schools, and are available to you here also.
The resources are available in the following categories.
Navigate to the appropriate chapter by clicking on the links below.
Following recent initiatives in assessment, this document is an amended version
of the first 'Assessment for Action' document produced in 1996.
It provides an overview of the principles of good assessment practice
with reference to assessment for learning, target setting and self-evaluation.
Guidance on writing an Assessment Policy
Reporting at KS1 and KS2
Manageable and effective ways of writing good annual reports to parents.
Building and using portfolios of pupils' work at KS1 and KS2.
Sample Reports and Proformas
The report proformas can be adopted/adapted accordingly.
All schools received the East Riding of Yorkshire Council Assessment for Action document entitled 'Reporting at KS1
and KS2' in September 1999.
Useful suggestions for customising reports, appropriate language etc. are included in the Appendix section.
Target Setting in the Primary Classroom
Manageable and effective strategies for setting class, group and individual targets.
Ensuring Effective Transition from Primary to Secondary School
Practical guidelines for ensuring pupil progression and curriculum continuity
Information about East Riding Bridging Units.
Click on the link below to inspect the transition materials pack available from East Riding of Yorkshire Council's School
Printed transition and transfer materials available from East Riding of Yorkshire Council School Improvement Service.
Managing Target Setting to Support School Improvement
This booklet aims to clarify the various aspects of target setting, the part target setting has to play in the day to day of
classroom life, and how target setting can support school self-improvement.
Marking and Feedback
Manageable and effective ways of marking and providing feedback to pupils.
This latest guidance is intended to help teachers consider the purposes of marking, the effectiveness of feedback, and how they
can have a positive impact on children's learning.
If you require information about any of these documents then please contact:
Carol Ketley, Area Improvement Adviser
Tel: (01482) 392485
Sarah Smallwood, Improvement Officer (Primary)
Tel: (01482) 392469