School Data Updates

Subscribe to receive email updates when new blog posts are published.

Content of the new RAISE report: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

By James Pembroke / July 20, 2016 / 2 Comments

The DfE have now released details of the content and format of the new RAISE summary reports, to be published in the Autumn term. As expected, they are going to look considerably different to previous versions; and it’s not just the obvious stuff that’s changed. Of course, there will no longer be pages filled with…

Read More

The progress measures you shouldn’t attempt (but you’re going to anyway)

By James Pembroke / July 7, 2016 / 2 Comments

The SATS results are out and many schools are feeling utterly dejected. Our tracking systems told us everything would be OK and we confidently gave predictions to governors, staff, LAs and others, of results that would at least be above floor. But then Tuesday happened and not even the country as a whole came close…

Read More

Calculating %EXS in RWM combined

By James Pembroke / July 6, 2016 / 10 Comments

The KS2 results are out (joy!) and we know the national RWM combined figure is 53% so obviously we now want to know how we compare. This is where the problems start. There are two mistakes people commonly make when working out this figure and they are the same mistakes that were made when we…

Read More