Information about primary school progress measures
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Although it is really important that your child has a good rest over the summer so they are ready to come back in September refreshed, it is useful to spend a little bit of time each week practising reading skills and promoting a love of reading. This will really help them to be ready for when we return. St Anne’s Book Bands and expectations 2020
Alongside the introduction of a national curriculum in September 2014, the government abolished attainment levels as the main assessment measure in primary schools. Schools have been encouraged to be creative in devising their own assessment procedures.
The curriculum must include an assessment system which enables schools to check what pupils have learnt and whether they are on track to meet expectations at the end of the key stage, and to report regularly to parents.
You can leave school on the last Friday in June, as long as you’ll be 16 by the end of that school year’s summer holidays.
If you turn 16 during the school year (between 1 September and 1 July) you can leave school after 30 June.
In 2019, there were approximately 4.66 million people who were aged between 50 and 54 in the United Kingdom, the most of any age group. This group of people were born between 1965 and 1969 are the youngest members of the baby boomer generation, the large demographic born in the years after the Second World War.
In post-war Britain, there have only been two years where the number of live births was over one million, in 1947 and in 1964. The number of births recorded in the years between these two years consistently high as well, with 1955 having the fewest births in this period at 789 thousand.
For more information call the Age UK Advice Line on 0800 678 1602. We’re open 8am to 7pm, every day of the year.
State Pension age is going to be kept under review, which means that it could change again in the future, depending on different factors, such as changes in life expectancy.