Last reviewed on 10 September 2019
School types: All · School phases: Primary
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See how schools like yours approach marking and feedback. Plus, find links to our articles on effective marking and how to save teachers time on marking.

See what other schools do

  • Kensington Primary School, London – this is featured on the DfE's website as a policy you can use as a starting point for your own (find it under 'Practical tools: example of a feedback policy (primary school)')
  • Collierley Primary School, Durham – this school has different approaches for English and maths (you'll find the policy under 'Feedback and marking policy 2018-2019' – it also includes a marking code)
  • Nutfield Church CofE Primary School, Surrey – this marking policy outlines aims, objectives, marking principles and pupil response
  • West Winch Primary School, Norfolk – includes goals and principles, as well as advice for teachers (you can find this marking and feedback policy in the 'Curriculum policies' section, where you can also download the school's marking code)

You don't need to adopt any specific marking style, as far as Ofsted's concerned. As long as your practices promote learning, Ofsted doesn't