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DIARY DATES

Thursday 9th July - Y6 Leavers Event @ 9:30

Friday 17th July - School Closes

Monday 7th September - Inset Day

Tuesday 8th September - School Opens

 

 

 

NOTICES 

The DfE have launched a helpline to answer your questions about COVID-19 in relation to education. You can contact them on:

Phone: 0800 046 8687

Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk

Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)

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

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If your child is due to start Reception in September 2020, please read the letter below regarding your application.

September 2020 Admissions

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Please make sure all children have their PE kits on Wednesdays and the below;

Dolphins - Fri

Lions - Tue, Thu

Eagles - Mon, Fri

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 Information regarding our current Y6's applying for secondary schools can be found here.

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Information from our Healthy Child Team for our Year 6 pupils can be found below.

Letter

Info Leaflet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.