Developing an assessment system for international schools which follow the UK National Curriculum

Marshall Hughes, Tony White
1997, Vol. 2, No. 2,


This article describes the development of an assessment system in an international school which broadly follows the UK's National Curriculum. Particular reference is made to how the system is applied to the assessment and grading of students' work in design and technology at Key Stage 3. The relationship between the school's internal system and the external standards of National Curriculum attainment target level descriptors is also explored.

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