Writing Assessment Success Ladders
Hopefully you will find this is a more coherent and progress-based alternative to the current narrow interim guidance that Y2 and Y6 teachers must use. The assessment statements cover all of the aspects of writing, including the essential element of creativity.

This is a set of writing assessment ladders for Foundation to Year 6 pupils. The content is based on Age Related Expectations in Writing for National Curriculum 2014. There are also statements based on the Foundation Stage requirements and statements taken from previous L6 descriptions to cover pupils who exceed Year 6 A.R.E.

Statements can be used to set targets and monitor progress of pupils in writing. They could be stuck into books and used as success criteria for writing.

The ladders cover Spelling, Handwriting, Composition, Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation for all year groups. These are then broken down into Beginning, Developing and Secure to enable progress tracking.
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