Primary assessment in England - baseline rollout, and developing assessment beyond reception and for children below the national curriculum standard

| 2 April 2020 | 8:30am - 1:30pm
Central London
Hosted by: 
Westminster Education Forum

This conference will examine the next steps for primary assessment in England, looking at:

  • The national rollout of the baseline assessment;
  • The future for primary assessment beyond reception; and
  • Assessment of children below the national curriculum standard.
Speakers and chairs

There will be keynote contributions from:

  • Jon Gibson, Member, NASEN Advisory Group and Director, Backdrop Education;
  • Alison Ley, Lead, Engagement Model Delivery, Department for Education; Research and Development Manager, Castle Hill School and Director, Pennine Teaching School Alliance;
  • Tim Oates, Group Director, Assessment Research and Development, Cambridge Assessment; and
  • A senior speaker confirmed from NFER.

Further confirmed speakers include: Professor Cathy Burnett, United Kingdom Literacy Association and Sheffield Hallam University; Claire Harnden, South Farnham Educational Trust; Tiffnie Harris, ASCL; Kerry-Jane Packman, Parentkind; Professor Gordon Stobart, Institute of Education, UCL and Oxford University Centre for Educational Assessment, University of Oxford; and Cassie Young, Brenzett CoE Primary School, Kent.

Tracy Brabin MP, Shadow Minister for Education and Baroness Perry of Southwark have kindly agreed to chair this seminar.