This research examines the types and range of non-statutory assessment approaches in use in primary and secondary schools since 2014. Findings relate to the following key areas:
- schools’ changes to assessment and their impact on teachers and pupils
- communication with pupils and parents
- schools’ use of information and support for assessment without levels
- current non-statutory assessment practice
This research was conducted following the commission on assessment without levels report to further develop knowledge of in-school assessment practices.