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Analysing KS5 data
We have brought together guidance on how to analyse your KS5 performance data from our associate education expert. We also look at the next steps you should take when looking at the findings.
Analysing your exclusions and behaviour data
Find out how to embed analysis of this data into your practice. You'll be able to support school improvement and show Ofsted you're proactive in identifying and addressing issues. Here's what to look for and how to take action.
Benchmarking performance data in special schools
How can special schools benchmark performance against similar schools? We relay advice from one of our associate education experts on how special schools can measure their performance and compare it. We also look at examples of benchmarking procedures.
Closing the gap: identifying groups to track
Our guidance helps you identify which pupil groups to track. Our associate expert suggests how to compare different pupil groups for monitoring progress and attainment, and we link to our CPD resources on closing gaps.
Evaluating the role of data analysis in raising standards
Using assessment data can help you improve your schools teaching and learning - but how can you tell if it's working? We give you a step-by-step approach for evaluating your use of data. We also explain what makes data analysis effective and what the limitations are.
KS2 to KS4: are there suggested flight paths?
Is there a suggested 'flight path' from KS2 to the end of KS4? We relay information on this from the DfE. We also include advice from an expert on using the curriculum to set a trajectory from KS2 to KS4.
Monitoring progress without predicting progress 8
How can we monitor progress without relying on progress 8 predictions? We look at why progress 8 predictions are inadvisable for students going through Key Stage 4 – and set out some alternatives ideas from one of our associate education experts.
Poll results: does data make a difference in your school?
Do you see enough positive impact from the data your school collects?
Pupil premium: accessing the list of eligible pupils
Learn how to access the Department for Education's list of pupils eligible for the pupil premium, as well as what to do if there's a discrepancy between the official data and your own.
Reporting achievement of disadvantaged pupils to governors
Our template allows you to report the achievement of pupils eligible for the pupil premium to governors, as well as details of the pupil premium expenditure. We also relay examples of how schools are reporting this in their pupil premium reports, and advise on the use of individual case studies.
Setting whole-school targets for attainment and progress
Is there guidance on setting whole-school targets? We relay advice from one of our associate education experts on setting whole-school targets. You will also find a case study from a school and examples of good practice.
Tracking progress: collecting and analysing data
Our associate education expert explains how you can develop a system for tracking pupil attainment and progress. We explain how to approach data collection, which data to collect and how to analyse it.
Using data to support school improvement
There is a lot of data available to schools - so we've created a downloadable guide on how to use it to support school improvement planning, when to use it throughout the year and who should be involved. You will also find case studies on how three schools use data.