The letter has arrived. The moderators are coming. Now what? Here’s how to prepare your school for KS1 moderation (you’ll be fine, promise!).
Last year we underwent KS1 moderation. It was the first year that the local authority moderated textbook evidence. Our experience was positive; our teacher assessment judgements were upheld (in one case, upgraded). The feedback from the moderators commented on how our systems and pedagogy supported the use of textbooks. They also commended the rigour of our evidence.
In light of our experience, here’s some Teacher Assessment Framework advice, and how to prepare your school for KS1 moderation.