NASEN, QCA and the University of Cambridge have collaborated to produce advice and guidance on using and moderating the P scales.

The resource booklet and DVD focus on levels P4 to P8 in English, maths and science and includes information about using the scales for assessment, collecting evidence, making best fit judgments and moderation.

The guidance is designed for use by teachers in mainstream and special schools, SENCOs, assessment coordinators and headteachers.

The resource can be ordered from: QCA orderline, PO Box 29, Norwich NR3 1GN. Telephone: 08700 60 60 60 15; Email: When ordering quote Ref: QCA/05/1589.