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High, middle and low attainers: definition

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Last updated on 30 October 2018
School types: All · School phases: Primary, Secondary
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Pupils are grouped together as high, middle or low attainers in the Key Stage 2 and 4 performance tables. Get to grips with how this is calculated based on pupils' levels at the end of KS1 and KS2, and how it isn't possible to do this with scaled scores.

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