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DIARY DATES

Wednesday 17th July to Friday 19th July - Robinwood Residential 

Thursday 18th July - Friday 19th July - Forest School Residential

Friday 19th July - School Closes

Tuesday 3rd September - School Opens

 

 

 

 

NOTICES 

Photos of the Forest School Residential can be found here.

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Photos of Robinwood can be found here.

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If your child leaves school unsupervised, please ensure you complete this form.

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On Friday 19th July, our after school provision will be closing at 5pm. Please collect your children promptly. 

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There will be no Science Club on Friday 19th July.

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There will be no Rugby Club on Thursday 18th July..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assessment

The new curriculum was introduced in 2015 and all schools were asked to assess without levels.  As a result of this many companies created new assessments to support schools in the 'no level' world.  

Kirk Smeaton School decided to use Rising Stars as this is in line with standardised scores.

 

Standardised scores

In 2017/18, the school started to use an assessment called Rising Stars which gives a standardised score.  Standardised scores are used as part of the KS1 and KS2 assessments.  It gives teachers a score between 85-120 to show where the child is working at.  85-99 is classed as below the National standard, 100-105 is classed as working within the National standard and 110-120 is working above National standard.