APP in English Teaching Resources

Assessing Pupil Progress in English at Key Stage 3 TES English Collection


Overview & Introduction

  • An overview of and introduction to the new TES English pack on APP in English at Key Stage 3. Information, advice, guidance and support for departments / teachers implementing and applying APP in English at Key Stage 3. Departmental Training PPT also included.

Learning Objectives, Sub-strands & Assessment Focuses

  • Learning objectives, sub-strands and assessment focuses cross-referenced in a ready-to-use table.
  • Speaking and Listening 1 - 4
  • Reading 5 - 6
  • Writing 7 - 9
  • Language 10
  • APP English Assessment Criteria from The National Strategies

Planning the Curriculum for APP

  • Approaches, key principles, planning, mapping and embedding APP in departmental documentation. Blank templates, sample policy and departmental documents included.

APP Assessments

  • Using the APP Assessment Grids and applying APP Level Judgements.

Recording APP Assessments

  • Step-by-step guide to recording APP assessments
  • Sample KS3 Tracking Sheet
  • APP Tracking Sheet Explained
  • Data Collection & Intervention - Example Form

Standardizing & Quality Assurance

  • Step-by-step guide to Standardizing & Quality Assurance
  • Work Sampling Coversheet

Year 9 APP Scheme of Work - Children on the Outside

  • An APP Scheme of Work for Year 9 English: Lone Voices - Children on the Outside. The scheme focuses on children and war, and uses extracts from texts, both fiction and non-fiction, to explore the idea.

APP Teaching Resource Pack - Children on the Outside

  • APP Teaching Resource Pack for Year 9 English: Lone Voices - Children on the Outside. Supports the above Scheme of Work.

Your Favourite Teaching Resources for APP in English at Key Stage 3

Forms of Poetry - Haiku

‘This is just to say’ - Poetry

Writing Riddles

Writing Poetry

Metaphor Poetry

Ten Writing Task Sheets

Scheme of Work - Film

Scheme of Work - Theme Park

Scheme of Work - The Tempest by William Shakespeare

‘The Nightingale and the Rose’ by Oscar Wilde

Reading a Film Poster

Cyber bullying

Non-fiction: finding information / presentation

The Canterbury Tales by Chaucer

Level Ladders Quiz


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