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Cut off scores based on these norms will be provided as soon as the publisher makes them available.
If a school's nationally normed testing program is not listed above, the school is not eligible for the BRS program unless it administers, and qualifies using, state tests. In cases where state tests are administered, a school should contact its state education department to find out what scores in reading and math put it in the top 15 percent of schools in the state see State National curriculum year 5 writing activities List.
A hardcopy of the application is available here in PDF format for reference and practice, but schools must complete the application online. To print a copy of the online application, follow the instructions on the online application site. Department of Education, we will notify schools with suggestions about final amendments they should make to their application before finally submitting the online application in March.
At that time, schools will be provided instructions on how to update their applications. Here are some additional guidelines for completing the online application using the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program Portal: Narrative responses to application questions must address the topic succinctly.
No attachments to the online application can be submitted.
Bulleted sections are not acceptable. Tables, charts, graphs, photos cannot be accommodated by the online application. Public and private school applicants must convert the original signed cover page of the application to a PDF file and upload the PDF via the online application portal.
All applications must be completed and submitted by the program's timelines. No changes can be made to applications after final submission in March. The application does not provide an opportunity to record results from state tests.
A private school that administers state tests will have to submit with the applicaiton to CAPE a copy of the printout s from the state education department that identifies the school's scores in reading and math for the most recent year tested in ALL grades tested from grade 3 up.
The school will also have to provide evidence from the state education department that the scores reported in the most recent year tested place it in the top 15 percent of schools in the state in both reading and math for each grade.
Instructions for completing the application are provided as online help text. Please use this form to contact the team for help in navigating the online system, or with questions regarding responses to the narrative or data items.
Alternatively, you can contact the technical suport team as follows: Pay attention to the technical specifications.
When CAPE's review panel evaluates applications in an effort to narrow the field to the allotted 50, it eliminates applications that do not comply with the program's rules and specifications. The program is looking to identify truly exemplary model schools, not just good schools or strong schools. Your responses to the questions must convey programs and practices that are well above the ordinary.
Check your application against the U. Department of Education's Tips for Completing the Application as well as the scoring guidelines from CAPE that reviewers will use to evaluate applications.
Some narrative questions have changed for the program. Be sure your responses hit all the points called for in the two documents identified in 4 above. Proofread and edit the application. Someone with a solid background in writing should do the final edit. We welcome your phone calls CAPEor e-mail inquiries brs capenet.
When you get your superintendent e. Faxed signatures are not accepted. Only original signed cover sheets are accepted. Also, be sure to make a PDF copy of the original signed cover sheet because you will have to upload it via the online applicaiton portal in addition to submitting it to CAPE.
Be sure to read the Part I Eligibility Certification carefully to make sure you meet the criteria listed, and be sure to submit the certification with your application. Here are some points to review in connection with part II of the application: The percentages reported in 6, 7, and 8 are calculated using the ratio of the total number of students in each category to the total student enrollment in the school last row and column of 3.
The ratio reported in 11 should be calculated using full-time equivalent classroom teachers, which can be determined by using row 2 of item The national curriculum for English aims to ensure that all pupils: 5 Writing. The programmes of study for writing at key stages 1 and 2 are constructed similarly to curriculum for English on a year-by-year basis and make this information available online.
Brilliant Activities for Creative Writing, Year 5 provides a flexible, but structured resource for developing writing skills, which both you and your pupils will enjoy.
The activities address many of upper Key Stage 2 Programmes of Study for writing composition in the National Curriculum for England. The activities help children to develop writing skills for different genres, from.
Here are some classroom activities to help you celebrate National Novel Writing Month. Curriculum UKS2 Years 5 and 6 Writing Assessment Resource Pack contains: r-bridal.com Introduction This booklet contains lists of words and ideas to help in the teaching of the Key Stage 2 spelling objectives set out in the National Literacy Strategy Framework for Teaching.
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