Go to navigation
It is currently Mon Dec 05, 2016 8:37 am

All times are UTC




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: CEM Test and NC Levels
PostPosted: Fri Mar 13, 2015 5:40 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Jan 25, 2011 1:34 pm
Posts: 229
It may be too early to tell, but I'm wondering if the CEM test has lead to an increase in the NC levels of children joining grammar schools in Year 7?

DC's primary school in Year 6 is pushing much harder on Level 6 work for both maths and English than I remember with my older DC for Year 6 and we were told it was in order to make them really stand out at secondary school. Since all the children are re-assessed anyway when they start Year 7, I'm wondering why such a big push.

Under the old GL Assessment 11 plus, I understand quite a few children were joining grammar school still on level 4s (at least level 4 for one subject, with maybe level 5 for another) and I'm wondering if the new CEM exam has meant that really children need to be a good level 5 across the board. Certainly, reviews / appeals seem to only be getting through if high level 5s are predicted for all subjects.


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 

All times are UTC


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
CALL 020 8204 5060
   
Privacy Policy | Refund Policy | Disclaimer | Copyright © 2004 – 2016