Furthermore, emerging economies are also expected to be badly hit. I realise this can be tricky but have you got anyone you can ask "Did Blank's report make sense to you? The coronavirus pandemic is on track to cause the worst recession outside of wartime in 100 years, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development warned on Wednesday. © 2020 CNBC LLC. (Ranging from 0 to 3). A previous poster suggested your child is working at a level 6c for maths, but a 4 is going to be pegged at the pass rate of students gaining a C which is a level 7. See the following link that explains the 1-9 grade. If he is falling behind, you would hope that they would seek you out themselves, but since they haven't, I think you need to take the initiative. Actually one of her teachers said that maybe shes not use to a new environment,give it time,it will be ok once shes settled properly X. If they're the new GCSE grades, that looks good for Year 7! At Herschel I hope we have come up with an assessment system that: Starting with Year 7 this year, we will use a consistent grading scheme that runs throughout Key stage 3 and 4 (Years 7-11). I can't read enough of the explanation as to what the numbers mean. Could you include the text at the bottom, I'm a teacher but not sure what grading system they are using without some more info. "Commodity producers with limited financial buffers and low-income countries with underdeveloped domestic financial markets and a small domestic investor base are likely to be particularly affected," the OECD added. With a history of good attainment, and all A grades for effort, he should be making good progress.I hope your talk goes well and you can get an appointment. Shes gaining 5-7a and im super proud of her.She was given extra homewk and an activity each day to complete with me at home,lots of encouragement and letting her know that even though i have other 3 kids,i promised her that i would set aside time in the evening just her n me doing maths games and science cos those were her week subjects! To use this feature subscribe to Mumsnet Premium - get first access to new features see fewer ads, and support Mumsnet. It's really difficult because every school judges it differently. I don't understand either, but it doesn't look good in the face of it. Antoine Antoniol | Getty Images News | Getty Images. Sounds pretty similar to my DS school but not seen report yet. The problem schools have is that we have been told to stop using the old grading system for KS3, but we haven't got a new on to use instead. If there is a second wave of the coronavirus, the OECD said global growth will contract by 7.6% in 2020, and "remain well short" of its pre-crisis level by the end of next year. 1 is low and 9 is high. Guests arrive at the presentation of the candidacies for the 2020 World Expo, at the OECD headquarters on November 27, 2013 in Paris, France. To thinking asking mothers educational level at booking appointment is shaming, My baby just put a dead shrew in her mouth. You can also find a short video explaining the assessment system here: Herschel Grammar School Northampton Avenue, Slough, Berkshire SL13BW Tel: 01753 520950 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Watch Welcome Video, http://www.aqa.org.uk/about-us/what-we-do/policy/gcse-and-a-level-changes/9-1. It looks like a lot of guess work on the part of his teachers to me! These assessment grades will again use the 1-9 system. If there is no second wave, the OECD said the world economy will still contract by 6% in 2020, but will recover to almost pre-crisis levels by the end of 2021. Also as GCSEs haven't been awarded using these new grades of 1-9 yet as teachers we are essentially guessing what each level will be at the moment. All pupils have a flight path with the expectation of one grade of progress per academic year. So by the end of Year 7 pupils should progress to grade 2 to 3 in most subjects (depending on their initial starting point). "Both scenarios are sobering, as economic activity does not and cannot return to normal under these circumstances," the OECD said. To expect a child in year 7 to be getting the equivalent of a GCSE grade C in maths seems totally crazy to me. A Division of NBCUniversal. I hope this information is useful and please do not hesitate the contact a member of staff if you are still unsure. Forget the rest, it's all bollocks. To expect a child in year 7 to be getting the equivalent of a GCSE grade C in maths seems totally crazy to me. His effort and behaviour scores are all 'A's, so he's obviously trying his best and well-mannered. Global Business and Financial News, Stock Quotes, and Market Data and Analysis. I would ask to talk to his form tutor/head of year or whatever his school calls your key contact. The government does not operate a national system of assessment at Key Stage 3 any more and have removed ‘levels’ to allow schools to develop their own approach. France, the United Kingdom, Spain and Italy are expected to face the sharpest economic contractions this year.