Assessment in Primary Science

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Earle, S. (2014) Formative and summative assessment of science in English primary schools: evidence from the Primary Science Quality Mark, Research in Science and Technological Education, 32(2): 216-228.
Harlen, W. (2008) Science as a key component of the primary curriculum: a rationale with policy implications. Perspectives on Education 1 (Primary Science), pp4-18. Accessed 11th Feb 2019.
Harlen, W. (2012) Developing policy, principles and practice in primary school science assessment: report from a working group Available at: Accessed 16 April 2015.
Harlen, W. (2013) Assessment & Inquiry-Based Science Education: Issues in Policy and Practice, Trieste: Global Network of Science Academies (IAP) Science Education Programme (SEP).
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Nuffield Foundation (2012) Developing Policy, Principles and Practice in Primary School Science Assessment, London:Nuffield Foundation.
Wiliam, D. (2011) What assessment can — and cannot — do. Available at: [accessed 16.5.14]