Curiculum


Data Collection




Rationale
A wide range of student performance data is collected by teachers.  The school Board requires a summation of this data, to enable planning decisions to be made.  This summation should cover all aspects of the curriculum, and be both valid and reliable.

Purpose
1. To determine the process teachers will utilise to reliably summarise the range of performance data they collect.
2. To determine the standardised testing cycle to assist with validation of teacher based assessments and judgements.

Guidelines
1. Teachers assess student performance on a regular basis, recording this data in a Records File or similar

2. Teachers undertake standardised testing in accordance with the school's assessment and reporting schedule.
  •     National Assessment Program Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) in Years 3 and 5.
  •     On Entry Literacy and Numeracy Assessment in pre-primary.


3. Teacher judgements are to be validated with exemplars against the expected standard for each year level.
  •   A - Well above the expected Achievement Standard
  •   B - Above the expected Achievement Standard
  •   C - At the expected Achievement Standard
  •   D - Below the expected Achievement Standard
  •   E - Well below the expected Achievement Standard
   
4.   Student Reports are to take account of Guidelines 1 ,  2 and 3.

5. Teachers demonstrate accountability to their Performance Manager by discussing student performance in relation to their programs of work.  In particular, teachers demonstrate through quality record keeping, the subsequent planning that occurs, to address areas of need.


Nedlands Primary School