Assessment

https://www.ase.org.uk/plan

ASE's PLAN Matrices

These give very useful exemplification of what secure attainment looks like for different National Curriculum science topics.

Here


The Primary Science Teaching Trust TAPs project provides some assessment activities with descriptors for working towards, expected and greater depth outcomes.

Here

http://www.slideshare.net/ash77/assessment-for-learning-activities1

Assessment for Learning Activities

A comprehensive powerpoint that gives simple descriptions of many assessment techniques by Mike Gershon.

Here

  • 2017-2018 Teacher assessment at the end of KS1 Here

  • 2017-2018 Teacher assessment at the end of KS2 Here.

  • Exemplification (2016) KS1 Here

  • Exemplification (2016) KS2 Here


NfER Review of Assessment for Learning in Primary Science.

Here

SOLO Taxonomy assessment grids

See below

Downloadable Resources

Assessment for Learning Activities

Mike Gershon's powerpoint that gives a short overview of loads of different AfL techniques.

Bloom's Taxonomy Verbs

A useful collection of categorised verbs. Helpful when writing learning objectives.

Science Assessment Slideshow

This powerpoint includes a recap of Bloom's Taxonomy and an introduction to SOLO taxonomy and how it can be used for assessment.

These sheets demonstrate how SOLO taxonomy can be used to assess children's levels of understanding.

SOLO Taxonomy Science Assessment Sheet - Year 1 Everyday Materials

SOLO Taxonomy Science Assessment Sheet - Year 2 Living Things and their Habitats

SOLO Taxonomy Science Assessment Sheet - Year 2 Humans

SOLO Taxonomy Science Assessment Sheet - Year 2 Materials

SOLO Taxonomy Science Assessment Sheet - Year 2 Changing Materials

SOLO Taxonomy Science Assessment Sheet - Year 2 Plants

(Keep physics at KS1)

SOLO Taxonomy Science Assessment Sheet - Year 1-2 Electricity

SOLO Taxonomy Science Assessment Sheet - Year 1-2 Light

SOLO Taxonomy Science Assessment Sheet - Year 1-2 Sound

SOLO Taxonomy Science Assessment Sheet - Year 3 Light

SOLO Taxonomy Science Assessment Sheet - Year 3 Animals

SOLO Taxonomy Science Assessment Sheet - Year 4 Animals

SOLO Taxonomy Science Assessment Sheet - Year 4 Living Things

SOLO Taxonomy Science Assessment Sheet - Year 4 Sound

SOLO Taxonomy Science Assessment Sheet - Year 5 Material Properties and Changes Part 1

SOLO Taxonomy Science Assessment Sheet - Year 5 Forces

SOLO Taxonomy Science Assessment Sheet - Year 6 Evolution

SOLO Taxonomy Science Assessment Sheet - Year 5-6 Material Properties and Changes Part 2

SOLO Taxonomy Science Assessment Sheet - Year 6 Light

SOLO Taxonomy Science Assessment Sheet - Year 6 Evolution

SOLO Taxonomy Science Assessment Sheet - Year 6 Humans and health

SOLO Taxonomy Science Assessment Sheet - Blank

Similar to above but with blanks section so it can be used to create a science assessment document for any learning objectives or performance descriptors.

Science Audit RAG

Created by Karen Beswick at the University on Manchester, this is an audit of KS1 to KS3 National Curriculum subject knowledge.

The following links are documents that can be used for keeping records of assessment against NC objectives. Available both as Word documents or more flexible Excel documents.

Year 1 in Word

Year 2 in Word

Year 3 in Word

Year 4 in Word

Year 5 in Word

Year 6 in Word

Year 1 in Excel

Year 2 in Excel

Year 3 in Excel

Year 4 in Excel

Year 5 in Excel

Year 6 in Excel