Types of summative assessment: End-of-term or midterm exams. Cumulative work over an extended period such as a final project or creative portfolio. End-of-unit or chapter tests. Standardised tests that demonstrate school accountability are used for pupil admissions; SATs, GCSEs and A-Levels.What are the disadvantages of a formative assessment?
Disadvantages of Formative Assessments. Formative assessment may lack the same weight - low to no point value - as a summative assessment, and students may not take the assessments seriously, which may cause teachers to misread feedback from students.