Developing or introducing the power and excitement of sound and vibration with a clonker board with a child, or group of children, adds an extra element to your repertoire of activities with children who may be ‘hard to reach’
In 2014 The Commission for Assessment without Levels (CAWL 2015) began a major review of statutory assessment arrangements for pupils in England. The subsequent report contained a number of negative observations about the relative value of assessing pupils by reference to national curriculum levels.
Firstly, a slight warning; these are recommendations not definites. Other previous government sponsored reviews have made recommendations that have not been carried through – The Salt Review of 2010 recommended distinct teacher training for SLD and PMLD for example.