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24/04/19

Retweeted From Beth Costar

Super exciting to see the first edit of the video today filmed at ! and I deserve oscars, in my humble opinion 😋

24/04/19

Retweeted From RWBAHolocaust

On May 21 we are partnering with to host one day FREE 'Unpacking the Holocaust'. 90% of course participants rate it excellent, 10% good. Book your teacher place https://t.co/j9psrvO64b RT

24/04/19

Retweeted From RWBAHolocaust

Looking forward to supporting our friends tomorrow & contributing a 'MY world to OUR world thinking' presentation to their Global Citizenship Day. Lots to discuss, great to think & learn together. https://t.co/oMCV9GsKvg

24/04/19

Retweeted From IF Oxford

Join John on May 1st for an afternoon of invigorating science, technology, and innovations in Genomics. Registration (free) here: https://t.co/F8OjRiLjMg for an exciting event packed with speakers, panel discussions, and networking! https://t.co/Qm6uJqbHjL

24/04/19

Retweeted From Hannah Wilson FCCT FRSA

the video shot is fab! do us proud 🙌🏻 https://t.co/sUrQEBK4Ij

24/04/19

Retweeted From Hannah Wilson FCCT FRSA

Massive thank you to everyone who has planned, coordinated & delivered INSET for our team during the last 2 days! https://t.co/XWjy67TSX2

24/04/19

We need to see who replies?

24/04/19

Retweeted From Hannah Wilson FCCT FRSA

Lovely to see at today! Thanks for organising twilight. Can’t wait for the day tomorrow & in May 🙌🏻 https://t.co/0wcNcmbZQu

24/04/19

Retweeted From Jeremy Hannay

At the lovely and am completely inspired by - an immersive world of story and community. Welcome to 🤩👌 https://t.co/OVOfhmQXbA

24/04/19

Retweeted From Jeremy Hannay

Just watched a beautiful video on the platform from Dinner360. A man and his daughter. It evokes thoughts about We could weave this in to our themes of Identity and Community & Mind, Body & Soul

24/04/19

Retweeted From Jeremy Hannay

How can we better link the with our curriculum and the new platform? Great question https://t.co/9PjI6qMxVP

24/04/19

Retweeted From Jeremy Hannay

How can we make those connections with the and our new curriculum. Here’s how 🤩🤓 https://t.co/3wxo5oOpQ6

24/04/19

Retweeted From We are STEAM Co.

Your chance to join a STEAM Powered Dream Team... https://t.co/k6kEDW1Yn6

24/04/19

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24/04/19

Retweeted From Edtech Impact

An important look at how empowering young people to navigate the world of social media provides them with a critical life skill for both the digital world and their future workplace from Julie Hunter, Deputy Headteacher of https://t.co/fW8ZEEL7MZ https://t.co/VCq0zmkMfE

24/04/19

Retweeted From Penny Rabiger

And we’re off! Starting the session with a lovely group of teachers who have come to to learn about https://t.co/dKtm2YeTi2

24/04/19

Retweeted From Carolyn Saul

If any has photos of how they use their board effectively can you post the please. Thanks for today Bennie it was fab 📚✒️📝

24/04/19

Retweeted From Julie Hunter

Staff ready to become word experts now. https://t.co/YU0IUkMzOt

24/04/19

Retweeted From Bansi Kara FCCT

Loved working with the team today on Ingrained Literacy strategies! So many useful discussions about how to make literacy an intrinsic part of our pedagogy. https://t.co/l5WO3R9bJr

24/04/19

It would be interesting to know how many of our parents & carers are following us to ask them too?

Assessment

The aim of assessment and recording is to monitor students' progress towards their target grades and to facilitate effective Assessment for Learning and Differentiation in both planning and delivery of lessons so that students remain on track to achieve their full potential. Assessment data should be used to highlight areas of underperformance so that appropriate strategies can be put into place and also to revise target grades (in both directions) so that they always remain realistic but challenging. Staff at Aureus use key information from Key Stage 2 (KS2) and from internal assessment to ensure that all students, regardless of prior attainment, make excellent progress. Assessment forms an ongoing student profile. Progress towards students' academic and social targets are reviewed during with teachers at Aureus.

At Aureus School, your child is entitled to

  • Regular testing of reading and spelling
  • Close scrutiny of class work
  • Moderation of student work against national standards
  • Tests at regular intervals throughout a subject course
  • Formal examinations prior to the writing of interim reports

In-lesson Assessment

The assessment cycle is simple and one that all teachers at Aureus adhere to. We use assessment data at to improve what is happening in the classroom; to help teachers understand where their students are and where they need to be; to motivate students and allows them to make progress and to inform parents and assist them in supporting their child's education.

In-lesson Assessment

Internal assessments run on a regular cycle at Aureus. These assessments are key points in each half-term. They give teachers a clear picture of the progress their students have made, informing their forward planning. They motivate students, helping them to understand what they have learnt and what they still need to cover. They are the end-point for the different units students are studying in their subjects, providing status and importance to the work that leads up to them and drawing ideas and concepts studied through the half-term together. They provide the content for the reports the academy sends to parents.

Targets:

Students are given clear targets for progress in individual subjects and towards overall goals through Key Stage 3 (KS3) and Key Stage 4 (KS4). Student targets are aspirational and communicated to parents at the start of the year and throughout the year through the reporting process. The school provides a clear overview of the assessment benchmarks students need to meet in order to meet overall targets.

End of Year Examinations:

Students are expected to sit end of year examinations. We believe that summative assessment provides a strong measure of progress and allows students to experience the process of examinations. The information gained from these examinations are reported back to parents and used to ensure that all students are on the correct trajectory for learning and progress.

Written Reports:

Parents and carers can expect regular contact about their child's progress at Aureus from staff as we believe that the school-parent partnership is vital in developing effective learners. There are regular, formal reporting points where parents can expect to be informed about attainment and progress. Parents will receive a hard copy of reports that will include the following information:

  • Baseline level/grade for the year for each subject
  • Current/most recent assessment level/grade
  • The end of year target for each subject
  • An indicator of whether students are on target or not at this point in the year. This is based on the flight path for that year and subject
  • Each student's attendance data
  • Each student's reading age