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Sig+ is the complete school data company. Our services will equip you with the knowledge, skills and systems required to make the best use of your data and to take your school to the next level. Our aim is to help you understand your school’s data better than anyone else and to ensure there are no surprises.

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Sig+ helped us to move our school to good (Ofsted 2015). They have expert and detailed knowledge of the challenges schools are currently facing with assessment and accountability. Sig+ spent time listening to the school’s issues, analysing data with school leaders and reviewing our current systems so that we were able to build a clear and concise picture of improvement to present to Ofsted and governors.

Jo Woolley, Headteacher St Mary’s CE VA School, Gloucestershire

Latest Blog Posts

  • Converting 2023 KS2 scaled scores to standardised scores
    Many schools are using standardised tests from the likes of NFER, GL and Rising Stars to monitor attainment and progress of pupils, and to predict outcomes; and yet there is lot of confusion about how standardised scores relate to scaled scores. The common misconception is that 100 on a standardised […]
  • VA Calculator 2023
    Today saw the publication of the 2023 Primary Accountability Guidance, which details how progress measures are calculated for the 2022/23 year 6 cohort. Unlike last year, when we (finally) saw the key stage 1 baseline transition from levels to new national curriculum assessments, this year sees very little change other […]
  • Primary Results Summary Tool 2023
    As promised, here’s a link to download a copy of my primary results summary tool. Please download and save before entering any data. Otherwise your results will be there for the next person to see. I’ve added the 2023 KS2 results (% achieving EXS; GDS/High score is not out yet) […]
  • The Shape of Progress
    “Your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could they didn’t stop to think if they should.” (Dr Ian Malcolm, Jurassic Park) There is a scene in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy that has stuck with me for 40 years. An advance party of Golgafrinchams, conned into […]
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