The Reception Baseline Assessment (RBA), was put into practice in 2021 due to the COVID-19 disruption. The 20min long assessment is taken at any time within the first six weeks of the school year.
Starting secondary school is an anxious time of life for all children. It’s the first time they have had to transition from a place where solid friendships have been formed into a completely new environment with new routines.
When I stepped into my first role 10 years ago, I was naive, excited, and very scared. It seemed unreal to say it out loud. I am a teacher! All around me though, teachers that I admired seemed to always be exhausted.