National Middle Schools' Forum News Archive

Recent additions to the website

The Future for Assessment in Middle Schools
Tuesday 24th February, 2009

The Presentation by Alan Howe can be downloaded from the Conference Reports page of the website.

You will also find links to the video clips Alan used and weblinks to useful resources referred to during the day.


Please consider resonding to the consultation on the future of assessment and in particular the proposals concerning the proposed School Report Card in relation to middle schools. The consultation closes on March 3rd.

Link to consultation website:


Middle Schools Fit for the 21st Century

An important new report which re-examines the position and role of middle schools in the 21st Century.  Now is a good time to reflect on the relevance of the middle school system to the future educational needs of our children.

Available to download from the Reports page.



posted 25/02/2009