Baseline Assessment

The purpose of baseline assessment is to establish a point from which future measurements and predictions can be calculated. The assessments are not standardized, and different formats may be used in different schools.

baseline assessment can take many different forms but is essentially a means of collecting information about a child’s development or attainment at the point at which they enter a new setting or year group.

These assessments are carried out in a variety of different ways from informal observations to standardised tests. The data collected from these assessments supports educators in fully meeting the needs of each child, highlighting both their strengths and areas for development.

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