Last reviewed on 4 January 2018
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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.

Factors to consider

We asked one of our associate education experts, Jonathan Gower, about setting whole-school targets for attainment and progress. He gave the following advice:

  • Ensure you are clear about what the age-related expectations are for each year group and use this as a basis for target setting

Jonathan noted that where