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Current Format: Report Assistant (tra) files: Those links in shown in bold are in the 'tra' format and can be downloaded and opened by the Report Assistant complete with grouped statements and headings.
Old Format: Plain Text files (txt): The remaining non bold
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(but don't forget to save) or right click on the
link and select 'Save Target as' - it can then be opened by the Report Assistant
in a single comment box (without headings).
Primary/Elementary Comments: up to Year 6 in the UK (Grade 5 in the
Large list of General Comments for Foundation Level (Grades 1-2 in the US), courtesy of Judith Adelsberg.
|Large list of General Comments for
(Grades 1-2 in the US), courtesy of Judith Adelsberg.
|KS1/2 PE, courtesy Rupert Gibson|
Large list of General Comments (includes literacy, maths, science) for Key Stage 1 (Grades 1-2 in the US).
Large list of KS1 general comments in text format (copy and paste into the Report Assistant), courtesy Judith Mabbott.
Key Stage 1 comments (Grades 1-2 in the US), courtesy of Sarah Tearle, Cheshunt, Herts:
English comments for Year 6 (UK) (around Grades 4/5 in the US), courtesy of Alan Dapre of Nottingham:
Speaking and Listening (includes literacy hour)
Alan uses symbols for comment types: + is above average (approaching level 5), > are comments for the average pupil (level 4) and - for those operating below average (level 3).
Large list of General Comments for Key Stage 2 (Grades 3-5 in the US), courtesy of Mandy Lightfoot.
More comments for a range of subjects at Key Stage 2, courtesy of Rob Gilbey of Nottingham:
More comments for a range of subjects at upper Key Stage 2, courtesy of Mark Hughes from Ilford:
|General comments||English History||PE Technology|
More comments for a range of subjects at Key Stage 2 : KS2 Art/Technology/ICT/Music
Secondary School Comments (Year 7 - 11 in the UK - Grade 6-10 in the US)
Comments for Key Stage 3 (UK) (around Grades 5/6 in the US), courtesy of Rhoscolyn School, Anglesey:
Year 7 Science
comments - these are my own.
Key Stage 3 Geography comments -
courtesy John Clark, Healing Comprehensive
Science comments used at Key Stage 3and 4, courtesy Joe Burke:
|Y8 Science||Y9 Chemistry||Y10 Physics|
Y9 Maths comments - courtesy Pete Garrod, made by using and adapting other comments on this page.
Drama Comments: Drama Progression General Drama Drama KS3 Levels courtesy of Paul Mills
KS3/4 Maths comments -
courtesy Jean Heap
Education - courtesy Piers Tolson
French comments - courtesy Pierre Renaud (USA)
Year 8 ICT (bias
& validity unit) - courtesy John
KS3 Art - courtesy Frances
Nigogosian (a few in Welsh)
Personal & Social Y10 -
courtesy J Slack
Technology Comments for Yrs 11&13 (UK) (around Grades 9-12 in the US), courtesy of Brian O'Connor, West Derby Comprehensive School, Liverpool:
Comments Based on National Curriculum Levels of Attainment (UK):
|Science Key Stage 1||Science Key Stage 2||Science Key Stage 3|
KS4 (approx) Form Tutor and PE comments (in text format - paste into the Report Assistant), courtesy Liz Webb
|KS3/4 PE courtesy Andrew
Jones (Cheadle High)
|KS4 History courtesy
|GCSE ICT courtesy
|KS3 PE courtesy
List of comments used by Bill Pearl to create IEP's for students with Special Educational Needs. The file is a plain text file; comments should be pasted into the Report Assistant.
KS5 - Years 12 and 13 Comments:
Yr 13 comments
|Y12 Psychology (courtesy Liz Brookes)|
A set of statements for UCAS reference writers (specifically maths, but could be adapted to other subjects), courtesy of Bernard Cooke.
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