Tag Archives: Assessment

Marking: how much is too much?

This post is the third of a series of three about the impact of our recently updated feedback and marking policy at Wellacre Academy. The first is here Marking: why bother? and the second here Marking: what’s important to us? I … Continue reading

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Marking: what’s important to us?

This post is the second of a series of three about the impact of our recently updated feedback and marking policy at Wellacre Academy. The first is here Marking: why bother? and the third will follow shortly. Way back in the spring … Continue reading

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Marking: why bother?

This week’s 15-minute forum was led by new Leader of English Tom Daly on the subject of marking, assessment and feedback. Tom isn’t on Twitter yet, but we’re working on it! Why do we mark? It’s a question I believe we should all ask ourselves; … Continue reading

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Using Tests Formatively

Our Technology NQT Geoff Hibbert led last week’s 15-Minute Forum on the subject of using exams & tests as a powerful method of formative assessment: The goal of summative assessment is most often to measure student learning at the end of a … Continue reading

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From Marking to Feedback

This term’s T&L development theme at Wellacre is Assessment, Marking and Feedback, and the key ‘deliverable’ will be a brand new whole-Academy feedback policy, ready for launch at Easter. So much has been written, blogged and tweeted on this theme … Continue reading

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