Reflections on year 7 mathematics attainment

When new year 7 pupils start secondary school, it can be difficult to ascertain what knowledge and skills they are entering with. This can make pitching lessons and schemes of work at an appropriate level a challenge. Results from the end of key stage 2 national curriculum tests are often used as a basis; however, it is unlikely that year 7 teachers will have the time or opportunity to examine the tests behind the scores.

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