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Arrangements were often unsystematic and ‘personal’, with primary schools varying a great deal in what they chose to report about transferring pupils. The National Curriculum The introduction of a National Curriculum, a common curriculum for 11–16-year-olds organized around a framework of attainment targets with SATs in the core subjects, was based on the understanding that pupil progress should be continuous and that curriculum continuity would facilitate it. A uniform system of assessment would provide test results for Key Stage 2 pupils available to secondary schools, thus safeguarding the reliability of assessment and providing a solution to the liaison problem.
10) Clearly the emphasis is on what a pupil can do, and with the current policy emphasis on Citizenship this is not surprising. There are some interesting words to highlight. Readers should be shrewd, independent, reflective, critical and discriminating: this sounds rather like critical literacy of the Freirian variety. However, it does not exist in a vacuum. These readers will, for example, be displaying these critical capacities on the narrow cultural heritage model of the English National Curriculum, they will be assessed on their literary powers at the end of Key Stage 3 on two scenes from a Shakespeare play.
The views expressed are based on work carried out in 1999 in which they ‘interviewed approximately 200 people, observed over 20 meetings and conferences, visited 20 schools and/or LEAs, reviewed documents and reports and conducted extensive reviews of the international research literature on large-scale education reform’ Chapter 1 - Literacy 26/4/02 11:54 am Page 39 LITERACY IN TRANSITION 39 (ibid. 1). This account is vague by any standards, ‘visited 20 schools and/or LEAs’ is particularly woolly, making it sound as though they were looking for a cup of tea rather than hard evidence.