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National Curriculum Secondary Assessment Materials


Created on 16 November 2017 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 13 December 2017 by ncetm_administrator
 

Secondary Assessment Materials

The secondary Assessment Materials have been written to support teachers in making judgements on the degree to which pupils have mastered various components of the KS3 mathematics curriculum. This document follows the success of the primary Mastery Materials, published in 2015 and downloaded more than 1.3 milion times in the first 19 months: the structure and layout is intended to be similar.

These materials offer examples of questions, tasks and activities mapped against the key mathematical skills and concepts within the Key Stage 3 Programme of Study and may support both teaching and assessment. The activities offered are not intended to address every single programme of study statement in the National Curriculum. Rather, they attempt to highlight the key themes and big ideas.

In parallel, you might like to read a paper taking a broader view of core themes of teaching for mastery in the secondary school context.


Please note: the link on this page takes you to a new version (November 2017) of the materials, which differ only slightly from the previous version (October 2017). The majority of changes in the new version are in formatting and style. The only maths-related changes are (i) on p7, where 10n has been changed to 10n; (ii) on p19, where the distance/time graph, and associated questions, have been changed; and (iii) on p9, where the wording of the second prime factorisation statement has been altered.


 

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11 December 2017 16:37
I shall certainly be incorporating much of this material at KS3. The overall quality appears very good. I find the linking of the tasks to KS3 concepts particularly valuable.Thank you.
By MrsSewell
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