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When are pupils 'secondary ready'?

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Last updated on 14 July 2016
School types: All · School phases: Secondary
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What is an appropriate 'secondary ready' level for pupils? We look at what the DfE says about 'secondary readiness' following changes to attainment and assessment. We also look at scaled scores and relay advice on how secondary schools can support pupils who are not secondary ready.

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  1. 1 When are pupils 'secondary ready'?
  2. 2 Reforms introduced higher standards for 'secondary readiness'
  3. 3 Reformed tests from 2016
  4. 4 Scaled scores show whether the pupil has met the expected standard
  5. 5 Accountability measures from 2016
  6. 6 Secondary schools: supporting pupils who are not secondary ready

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