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Last reviewed on 28 February 2018
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School types: All · School phases: Secondary, 16 Plus

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.

We spoke to our associate education expert, Ben White, about what schools can do to analyse their Key Stage 5 (KS5) results data and how they can use this to learn about performance in the sixth form.

What to use

Using the Ofsted IDSR

The previous inspection dashboard report has been replaced with an Inspection Data Summary Report (IDSR). Schools are able to access their own IDSR in Analyse School Performance (ASP).

You can login into ASP via the link below:

Secure access, Department for Education (DfE)

Ofsted has produced guidance on using the IDSR, setting out what data it contains and how to interpret it. 

16 to 19 study programmes IDSR, GOV.UK - Ofsted (Adobe pdf file)

Outside of the IDSR, the DfE currently has “no plans” to include KS5 data in ASP.

Ben advised that schools could use commercial data providers instead of, or

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