Thorough and comprehensive assessment, utilising a range of approaches, informs curricular planning throughout Y Canol.
The assessment and recording of pupil’s achievement, attainment and progress is an ongoing process carried out as part of the everyday implementation of the curriculum. As well as the teachers’ individual child records, a Record of Achievement is maintained for or by each pupil. This is continually updated and provides an informative cumulative record compiled in a format that is meaningful and accessible to the child themselves in addition to parents and professionals
Written reports to parents on pupil progress are provided at least once a year and these form part of the Annual Review of the Statement of Special Educational Needs. Contributions are sought from all professionals involved with a pupil (therapists, sensory support staff, medical officer, Social Services etc) and parents are encouraged to include their particular perspective, concerns and priorities. Parents and professionals then meet to discuss the report and together decide on targets and priorities for the coming year. Reports are issued to all concerned two weeks before the date of the Review Meeting to allow for consideration and reflection. Where appropriate reviews are combined with those of Health and Social Services.
Home/school diaries provide less formal feedback on a daily basis.