Understand your statutory assessment requirements
In the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
The statutory assessment requirements in the early years for special schools, are the same as for mainstream schools. You're required to set pupils 3 statutory assessments:
- Progress check at age 2
- Reception baseline assessment
- EYFS profile
In primary school and beyond
Pupils who aren't engaged in subject-specific study
Use the engagement model of special educational needs (SEN) assessment.
Pupils who are engaged in subject-specific study, but working below the standard of National Curriculum assessments
Pupils who are engaged in subject-specific study, working at the standard of the National Curriculum assessments
Assess these pupils using the National Curriculum assessments, as you would if they were in a mainstream school.
To track a pupil's progress, you need to