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Assessment at the end of Reception

Assessment at the end of Reception

 

At the end of their time in Reception, your child’s progress will be assessed against 17 Early Learning Goals. Evidence to support these judgements are drawn from the child’s play and work throughout the year.

 

The child may be assessed as

Expected – reaching the levels expected for children of that age

Exceeding – working at a more advanced level than typical children

Emerging – working towards the expected level, but not there yet

 

Area of Learning and Development

Aspect

Communication and Language

PRIME

Listening and Attention

Understanding

Speaking

Physical Development

PRIME

Moving and Handling

Health and Self-Care

Personal, Social and Emotional Development

PRIME

Self-confidence and Self-awareness

Managing Feelings and Behaviour

Making Relationships

Literacy

SPECIFIC

Reading

Writing

Maths Development

SPECIFIC

Numbers

Shape, Space and Measures

Understanding the World

SPECIFIC

People and Communities

The World

Technology

Expressive Arts and Design SPECIFIC

Exploring and Using Media and Materials

Being Imaginative

 

In order for a child to be assessed as reaching a Good Level of Development they need to reach the expected level in the first 15 Early Learning Goals, highlighted in blue

 

Teachers will also comment on the Characteristics of Effective Learning for each child. They will consider the child’s engagement with learning, their motivation and their ability to create and think critically.

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