You are here:

Pupil reports: using 'emerging', 'expected' and 'exceeding' (primary)

Ref: 11230
Last updated on 27 October 2017
School types: All · School phases: Primary
In-depth article
Is there guidance on using the terms 'emerging', 'expected' and 'exceeding' in reports to parents? This article relays advice on using these terms to report pupils' progress to parents, and features a report template in this format. You will also find a case study from schools using this system.

Article tools


  1. 1 Using ‘emerging’, ‘expected’ or ‘exceeding’ in reports
  2. 2 KeyDoc template: recording pupil attainment

Article features

  • 4 external links

More from The Key

CPD Toolkit Fresh

CPD Toolkit makes it easy to run training in-house

Covering a wide range of topics, including differentiation, assessment, SEND and growth mindset, CPD Toolkit has been created by subject experts and tested by teachers to guarantee practical, engaging training that's also excellent value for money.

The Key has taken great care in publishing this article. However, some of the article's content and information may come from or link to third party sources whose quality, relevance, accuracy, completeness, currency and reliability we do not guarantee. Accordingly, we will not be held liable for any use of or reliance placed on this article's content or the links or downloads it provides. This article may contain information sourced from public sector bodies and licensed under the Open Government Licence.