Case Studies

Discover how schools like yours have used our assessments to better understand their pupils and inform differentiated teaching and learning.

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Baseline: Complementing teacher observation of new starters

St Christopher’s School found that Baseline reveals more than a simple measure of literacy, language and mathematical ability

Building a whole pupil view: how Hinchingbrooke School is approaching life without levels

How Hinchingbrooke School are using assessment to gain a holistic view of each student with the new national curriculum

Complete Digital Solution: Getting ready for Progress 8 at Westhoughton High School

With the introduction of Progress 8, Westhoughton High School is using CDS to make sure every student reaches their Attainment 8 expectations.

Delivering success for Ballymena Academy

High-achieving school in Northern Ireland uses Kirkland Rowell Surveys to underpin a continuous school improvement programme

The use of PTE, PTM and CAT to support pupil attainment at Holy Family Primary School, Derry

Holy Family Primary School achieve excellent standards in literacy and numeracy, and ensuring no child underperforms

Life after levels: Supporting the whole child at the Maharishi Free School

The Maharishi Free School has taken the removal of national curriculum levels as an opportunity to assess children in a more holistic way

Lucid Exact: Helping students of the Outwood Grange Academies Trust reach their full potential

Using Lucid Exact to test students’ reading comprehension, reading speed and spelling to see whether a student might need access arrangements for their exams

Making a difference with NGRT at Torfaen Local Authority

Assessment as a reliable, independent benchmark to inform teacher judgements

Making exceptional progress at The Gleddings Preparatory School

Ensuring all pupils including those with SEND or EAL and the most able, achieve highly with rigorous and robust system of tracking

Progress Test Series: Supporting attainment for all at St Giles Primary CE School

Meeting the needs of individual children - rely on robust and trustworthy assessments to track their progress

Providing a truly comprehensive education at Bluecoat Academy with CDS

To gauge an academic and non-academic picture of students, the academy now uses CDS to establish a starting point and monitor progress

Sky rocketing to success: Using WellComm and YARC to boost learning skills at Rushall Primary School

Enabling every child to experience success with essential robust and reliable assessments in place