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Effective marking: case studies

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Last updated on 2 February 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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How do schools mark effectively? This article includes three case studies from schools that highlight good practice. We look in detail at choosing a marking strategy, and at marking strategies for primary school maths and for A-level students. We also link to examples of schools' feedback comments.

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  1. 1 Case study from an ‘outstanding’ school
  2. 2 Case study: marking primary school maths work
  3. 3 Case study: marking A-level history
  4. 4 Marking statements: examples from primary schools
  5. 5 Marking statements: examples from a secondary school
  6. 6 Myths about marking

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