The key purpose of assessment is to promote learning.  The school encourages a wide spectrum of formal and informal assessment as part of the learning process, all of which support and recognise progress and attainment.  Departments will therefore regularly assess students' work through a variety of assessment techniques, as appropriate to the subject.

Below is a link to our Assessment Guidance Booklet for parents and students.  This booklet provides an overview of assessment across all subjects and key stages at Parmiter’s.  Departments are listed alphabetically and key assessments are set out chronologically by year group.

A description of the knowledge, skills and understanding required at each Key Stage 3 attainment level is given in the Parmiter’s Scale Descriptors document, which is also linked below.  For information on GCSE and A Level controlled assessment and coursework please navigate to the relevant section of the website.