Information about how to submit potential assessments for consideration in the reception baseline.
Purpose of the reception baseline
The reception baseline is being introduced to help assess school effectiveness by providing a score for each pupil at the start of reception which reflects their attainment against a pre-determined content domain. This score will be used as the basis for an accountability measure of the relative progress of a cohort of pupils through primary school.
Schools will be able to choose from a list of approved reception baseline assessments.
How to submit assessments for consideration
Submission details and requirements are published on the Contracts finder website.
All submissions will need to meet the. The deadline for submission of evidence against the criteria is 15th December 2014. An approved list of reception baselines will be published early in 2015.
Queries about the baseline
Ministerial and Public Communications Division
Department for Education
Contact form https://www.gov.uk/con...
Telephone 0370 000 2288
Fax 0161 600 1332
The national helpline is open between Monday and Friday, 9am to 5pm, although you may get a quicker answer by calling between 9am and 10am, or between 4pm and 5pm.