Montpelier’s Statement of our Principles for Assessment

We believe assessment is integral to high quality teaching and learning. The main purpose of assessment in our school is to help teachers, parents and pupils plan their next steps in learning. It helps us to ensure that our teaching is appropriate and that learners are making expected progress. We give our children regular feedback on their learning, both through marking and verbal feedback, so that they understand what it is that they need to do better. This allows us to base our lesson plans on a detailed knowledge of each pupil.  We give parents regular reports on their child’s progress so that teachers, pupils and parents are all working together to raise standards for all our children.


Our assessment statement explains the key approaches we use at Montpelier