Begin your data journey
We know it can be hard to avoid some of the common data practices, especially in a culture of high-stakes accountability measures and inspections.
If you don't feel you're able to make changes right now, you can still use this article to help you make better data decisions and as starting points for discussion with your staff and stakeholders.
Note: while this article has a secondary focus, you should be able to transfer some of the principles to primary settings.
Get stakeholders on board
Your school community may be sceptical or wary of any changes to how you collect and use pupil performance data.
Refer them to the Teacher Workload Advisory Group’s report, making data work, which sets out recommendations and principles to reduce the unnecessary workload from data collection Discuss assessment at your next governing