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This new tool from the PIVATS team contains examples of PIVATS assessments with a commentary and supporting evidence so that teachers can ensure that there is consistency and reliability in their judgements.
This tool comes in two parts – a hard copy folder and a CD Rom.
To view example pages from the CD version please select the 'Samples' page.
"When evaluating pupils’ achievement, inspectors should evaluate the school’s arrangements for ensuring the accuracy of its pupil performance data as there is no statutory moderation of P scales and this can lead to misinterpretation.
There should be rigorous moderation arrangements within school and across a local authority to assure the accuracy of the progress data being used by the school."
Ofsted: Subsidiary guidance,
January 2012, No. 110166
To order a copy of this new tool select the 'Order PIVATS' link from the right handside of this page.
This document is designed to be used in conjunction with PIVATS 4. This folder cannot be used as a stand-alone assessment tool.
Lancashire County Council have now officially trained several Local Authorities to deliver PIVATS training to their local schools.
The full list of Local Authorities who are authorised and accredited to deliver PIVATS training are:
If you are a PIVATS user but you are unsure whether to subscribe to the PIVATS website too, why not order a 24 hour free trial. Email or telephone the PIVATS helpline to find out how.