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THE PRIMARY STUDENT FORUM We believe that all effective learning begins with a happy, confident child!

STANDARDISED TESTING Standardised testing is a way of assessing children within an age group to see if they are making appropriate developmental progress in relation to a majority of children of their age. It is also a way for our school to monitor the quality, breadth of coverage and balance of the curriculum we are delivering. Our standardised tests look at development in numeracy and literacy. We carry out standardised testing in May and we endeavour to ensure that our approach is not stressful to the students and that they have a positive experience of testing. The Standardised Test data results are communicated in the Progress Reports twice a year. Please note that we do not carry out the Dutch CITO test.

Throughout the school year the Primary teachers engage in a meeting called the Primary Student Forum. At the meeting individual students are discussed in relation to one or more of the following areas: › › › ›

Their social and emotional needs Their happiness and well being Their health Their academic progress

The purpose of the meeting is to establish areas of need and to suggest support strategies to maximise their well-being and learning potential. The meetings are small scale and may include the class teacher (specialist teacher, Leader for Learning and a member of the SST. We operate a strict policy of: › › › ›

Dignity Respect Privacy Confidentiality

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AICS School Guide 2018-2019  

School Guide for the Amsterdam International Community School (AICS) International for Primary and Secondary Education in English

AICS School Guide 2018-2019  

School Guide for the Amsterdam International Community School (AICS) International for Primary and Secondary Education in English

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