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Key Stage 2 performance data: absent pupils

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Last updated on 3 January 2018
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Do pupils who were absent during SATs week count in performance data? We explain which pupils are included in Key Stage 2 performance data and which pupils can be discounted. We also look at whether absent pupils affect performance measures.

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  1. 1 Absent pupils are included in KS2 performance data
  2. 2 Absent pupils will not be included in the progress measure

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