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Last updated on 20 February 2018
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Which students will Ofsted count as 'most able' and 'high attainers'? There is no national definition of 'most able' pupils. We relay advice from one of our associate experts on using scaled scores to define ‘most able’ pupils, and also link to information on prior attainment bands.

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  1. No national definition of ‘most able’
  2. Inspectors focus on pupils deemed ‘most able’
  3. Defining 'most able' pupils using scaled scores
  4. Definition of ‘high attainers’ in performance tables

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