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Calculating progress 8 scores

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Last updated on 23 March 2018
School types: All · School phases: Secondary
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Read our guidance to understand the methodology behind your school's progress 8 score. We look at prior attainment - for pupils with and without KS2 data - and explain how confidence intervals work. We also link to information on progress tracking without having to predict progress 8 scores.

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Contents

  1. 1 Tool for calculating progress 8
  2. 2 Methodology
  3. 3 Pupils with level 2 or incomplete KS2 results
  4. 4 Confidence intervals
  5. 5 Changes from the 2016 methodology
  6. 6 Predicting attainment 8 scores
  7. 7 Scaled scores in progress 8

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