the expected knowledge, skills and understanding of pupils
at the end of each Key Stage. Additional to these, all pupils at
Colby set their own targets regularly.
one funded entirely by the LEA, as Colby is.
Department for Education and Employment.
In-service education and training for teachers.
Key Stage 1 (infants) - ages 5-7
Key Stage 2 (juniors) - ages 8-11
Local Educational Authority
the programmes of study laid down by law for children
aged 5-16 in state schools.
The Office for Standards in Education, whose inspectors
assess the school's effectiveness every 4-6 years. Colby's last
inspection was in January 2001
Parent-Teacher Association - Colby Area School Helpers
known as CASH.
Review and Development Advisor, the LEA officer who regularly
visits the school.
Special Educational Needs. Some pupils need extra help
because they are less or better able than their year group. Initially
this is established by the school.
a written statement, arranged by the LEA, of a child's
special educational needs and all the help they will get. This is
given only in certain circumstances and parents are always involved.
Standard Assessment Tasks. These are national tests taken
at primary school at 7 and 11 years.