Back to School Hub

Welcome back! Our Back to School Hub is here to support your return to school for the new academic year.

We share our expertise in the form of short-read articles, reports, assessment guides, classroom resources, and our monthly e-newsletters.

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Getting Assessment Ready

Getting Assessment Ready

Get ready for assessment with practical tips for planning an assessment programme, choosing the right, most robust assessments, and preparing pupils for assessments. Don’t miss our handy downloadable pre-assessment checklist.

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Impact of partial school closures: potential implications for KS1 practice

Impact of partial school closures: potential implications for KS1 practice

A study conducted by NFER and funded by the Education Endowment Foundation. The study contains potential implications and ideas for activities to support teachers with recovery plans.

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Assessment Hub

Assessment Hub

To help you feel confident in your assessment knowledge and practice this academic year, our Assessment Hub is here for support.

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Supporting pupil recovery following lockdowns

Supporting pupil recovery following lockdowns

Dame Alison Peacock, Chief Executive of Chartered College of Teaching, provides insight on supporting pupil recovery following partial school closures.

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Help year 6 writers at the start of this academic year

Help year 6 writers at the start of this academic year

A new blog highlights how year 6 pupils' writing may have been affected by partial school closures and tips to identify and address gaps in learning.

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NFER Tests: Trusted assessments to evaluate and support attainment

NFER Tests: Trusted assessments to evaluate and support attainment

Find out why NFER's termly assessments for years 1-6 are trusted by thousands of schools.

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Bite into Writing

Bite into Writing

Support year 6 teachers with the teaching and assessment of writing. Bite into Writing is a resource that offers a flexible, non-prescriptive approach to activities, encouraging pupils to develop a range of written material.

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