Pupil attainment is compared across 8 elements
Progress 8 compares pupils’ progress at the end of Key Stage (KS) 4 against the progress of other pupils nationally who had similar attainment at the end of KS2. It does this by tracking attainment across 8 subjects (the attainment 8 score).
A double-weighted maths element that will contain the point score of a pupil's English Baccalaureate (EBacc) maths qualification An English element based on the higher point score of a pupil's EBacc English language or English literature qualification. This will be double-weighted provided the pupil has taken both qualifications The 3 highest point scores from any of the following EBacc subjects: sciences, computer science, geography, history and languages (the EBacc element) The 3 highest point scores from any 3 other