Assessment of Student Learning

At St Kieran’s we believe assessment is a key component of the teaching and learning cycle.

We believe that effective asessment ensures precise monitoring of student progress. Valuable feedback then enables students to participate in and take responsibility for their own learning.


  • provides opportunities for teachers to gather evidence about student achievement in relation to syllabus outcomes
  • enables students to demonstrate what they know and can do.
  • clarifies student understanding of concepts and promotes deeper understanding
  • provides evidence that current understanding is a suitable basis for future learning. Principles of Effective Assessment (BOS)