Assessment and Feedback

At Northgate and DSFC, we believe that effective assessment is an ongoing process and has a significant positive impact on student learning (+0.77 on Hattie’s effect size index – 52nd out of 252) However, it is neither possible nor useful to mark every piece of work in the same way, and students need to do something with Feedback for it to be effective. Peer assessment and self-evaluation are valuable techniques and, if used effectively, can make a considerable contribution to learning

The following principles of effective feedback, taken from research by the EEF, should underpin our approach to feedback and assessment: – 


You can view our Whole School Assessment and Feedback policy here.