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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.
We asked David Driscoll, one of The Key’s associate education experts, which ‘closing the gap' groups a primary school should track data for.
There is no prescribed list of groups whose data should be tracked. Instead, you can look at the groups on Analyse School Performance (ASP) which comprise 20% or more of the cohort. These are deemed by Ofsted to be 'significant' groups.
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