assessment of subjects as they enter a trial and before they receive any treatment.
A standardised assessment of reception pupils which is carried out within the first seven weeks of starting primary education.
An assessment of a child s skills and abilities usually made by a teacher within the first seven weeks of starting primary school. It shows teachers what a child can do when starting school and helps them to plan lessons and measure progress. Areas covered include Language and Literacy, Maths and Personal and Social Development.
An assessment of a child's skills and abilities usually made by a teacher in the first weeks of starting school to help them plan lessons and measure progress. Areas covered include language, reading, maths and social skills.
Assessment of infant children's basic skills on entry to school
Measuring and evaluation of skills, capabilities and limitations, for five year olds entering school.
The statutory assessment of children on entry to primary school, at age four or five. Baseline assessment takes place within the first seven weeks of a pupil entering primary education and became statutory in England in September 1998. It became statutory in Wales from September 1999. Baseline assessment is also compulsory in Northern Ireland, and must only take place before the end of the pupil's first year in primary education.
The assessment of a child's aptitude and ability as he/she starts compulsory schooling (age 4 - 5).
The assessment of understanding, knowledge, skills and attitudes of children on entry to primary school, which gives a starting point from which a childâ€™s progress through Key Stage 1 can be measured. Baseline assessment provides the means to identify each childâ€™s learning needs, including those of children with special educational needs. It is also used as an initial assessment to provide a basis on which to judge subsequent progress. Baseline assessment makes an important contribution to value added measures. (See also Value Added)