• Reception baseline assessment introduction delayed to 2021

    Schools will not have to set the new reception baseline assessment this autumn, after the government delayed its statutory introduction as a result of the coronavirus. The Department for Education said today that “due to the challenging circumstances faced by schools in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, statutory introduction of the RBA has been

    11.07 Jun. 25th, 2020 | News

  • Reception baseline assessment: 8 key findings from the DfE's pilot report

    The Department for Education has published a report on its pilot of the new reception baseline assessment, which will be rolled out to all schools this September. The National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) was tasked with carrying out the process, which consisted of a trial with members of the September 2018 intake, and then

    15.46 Feb. 26th, 2020 | News