In the Primary School, your child’s progress is continually assessed by the teaching team, through observation, conferencing, discussion and marking of completed work. In addition to this, your child’s progress will be more formally reviewed during Assessment Weeks, which are scheduled termly.
At the beginning of every school year, or upon joining KIS, the class teacher will undertake baseline testing to establish the strengths and learning needs of your child. Following this, your child will be assigned Reading, Writing and Mathematics targets, which will be shared with you during Parent-Teacher meetings and included in your child’s school reports. Your child will work toward these targets, both at school and at home, until success is achieved. In collaboration with your child, the class teacher will then assign a fresh target.
- Early in Term 1 there is a Parent-Teacher meeting so that parents can find out how their child has settled in.
- A second Parent-Teacher meeting is offered in the middle of Term 2, following the publication of the Mid Year Reports.
Two formal written reports are issued each year – a Mid Year Report in Term 2 and an End of Year Report at the end of Term 3.
RAISING QUERIES OR CONCERNS
At KIS we operate an open-door policy. Parents are welcome to arrange appointments with their child’s teacher to discuss any queries or concerns they may have about their child’s progress or well being at school. Meetings may be arranged by emailing the class teacher or by arranging an appointment with the School Office. All staff email addresses can be found here: KIS Staff