Assessing Pupils’ Progress (APP) is a structured methodology to student assessment which:

  • enables teachers to make judgements about their pupils’ learning goals
  • enhances teachers’ understanding of progression in their subject
  • provides information about the strengths and weaknesses of individual pupils
  • track student progress periodically
  • helps with lesson planning as it creates an overall picture for differentiation
  • facilitates the setting of meaningful curricular targets that can be shared with pupils and parents
  • promotes teaching that matches pupils needs
  • supports the transfer of meaningful information during academic transitional periods