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Sig+ helped us to move our school to good (Ofsted 2015). They have expert and detailed knowledge of the challenges schools are currently facing with assessment and accountability. Sig+ spent time listening to the school’s issues, analysing data with school leaders and reviewing our current systems so that we were able to build a clear and concise picture of improvement to present to Ofsted and governors.

Jo Woolley, Headteacher St Mary’s CE VA School, Gloucestershire

Latest Blog Posts

  • 6 Things You Need To Know About Primary Assessment
    Assessment season is here again. In secondary schools, students are filling exam halls to sit GCSEs and A Levels, their pens and pencils contained in clear cases and phones and smartwatches locked away. Meanwhile, in primary schools, teachers are gearing up to administer the seemingly ever-lengthening list of statutory assessments.… Read more: 6 Things You Need To Know About Primary Assessment
  • SEND in numbers
    SEND is always a focus, and perhaps now more than ever. Barely a day goes by without the publication of another article, and the news is rarely good. Just look at the pages of SchoolsWeek over the past month: budget cuts, delays in assessment, a shortage of educational psychologists, councils… Read more: SEND in numbers
  • Converting 2023 KS2 scaled scores to standardised scores
    Many schools are using standardised tests from the likes of NFER, GL and Rising Stars to monitor attainment and progress of pupils, and to predict outcomes; and yet there is lot of confusion about how standardised scores relate to scaled scores. The common misconception is that 100 on a standardised… Read more: Converting 2023 KS2 scaled scores to standardised scores
  • VA Calculator 2023
    Today saw the publication of the 2023 Primary Accountability Guidance, which details how progress measures are calculated for the 2022/23 year 6 cohort. Unlike last year, when we (finally) saw the key stage 1 baseline transition from levels to new national curriculum assessments, this year sees very little change other… Read more: VA Calculator 2023
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