120 weeks reporting - Year 3 Students
Year 3 students who reach 120 weeks of school before July will show two 120 week report indicators on the Overview of due dates calendar. This is because there is a requirement to report to parents twice a year, but it is too early to be reporting on progress toward the end of year 4 standard. The second report does not require a new OTJ, it is simply a reminder to report to parents. This is why many Year 3 students only have one National Standards slider. Many schools handle this tricky area by writing comment about progress in reading, writing, and maths since hitting the 120 week of school milestone.
The timing of reporting on National Standards is based on the date your child first started school. For some students, their three years at schools anniversary falls early in Year 3 then their next formal reporting time is mid-Year 4. The following post has been written to share your child’s progress and achievement as they reach the end of Year 3.
120 weeks reporting - Year 4 students
Some students will have their 120 week anniversary due part way through Year 4. Looking in the Overview of Due Dates calendar you will see that they are due for a 120 week end of standard OTJ early in the year, and then a End of Y4 OTJ. The mid year 4 OTJ does not show on the Overview of Due Dates.
The following link takes you to a page on the TKI website which explains this in more detail. Here you will find a downloadable .pdf document called "Variation in school entry dates".
Mid year reporting against year 4 standards
Should you wish to report against the Standards at mid-Year 4 you have two options:
- You can write a post OR
- Your school can choose to override the 120 weeks OTJ, instead showing the mid-Year 4 OTJ as being due. To do this an Administrator can go to Admin>Menu>School Options> Override 120 weeks at school for students in Year 4.
The timing of reporting on National Standards is based on the date your child first started school. For some students, their three years at school anniversary falls in the early months of Year 4. This means they will not receive a mid-Year 4 report and their next formal reporting time is at the end of Year 4. The the following post has been written to share your child’s progress and achievement for (add date e.g. June 2017).