Primary Assessment Principles

At Starbank, our assessment principles are supported by the staff, school governors and accessible to parents, other stakeholders and the wider school community. The Assessment framework emphasises procedures that promote high quality teaching and learning. At Starbank we believe:


  • Assessment is at the heart of teaching and learning
  • Assessment is fair
  • Assessment is honest
  • Assessment is ambitious
  • Assessment is appropriate
  • Assessment is consistent
  • Assessment outcomes provides meaningful and understandable information
  • Assessment feedback should inspire greater effort and belief that more can be achieved

(NAHT 2014)

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