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Presenting progress data for pupils ‘working below’

By James Pembroke / September 17, 2019 / 1 Comment

One of the most common questions I get asked is ‘how do we show the progress of those pupils working below their year group?’ Historically, this would have been done using some kind of points system linked to stages of the curriculum – each increment being worth 0.5 or 1 point with average points calculated…

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2019 VA Calculator (the last of its kind!)

By James Pembroke / September 2, 2019 / 1 Comment

Here it is: the final VA calculator for pupils with KS1 levels. As usual, please don’t attempt to edit the online version; download a copy to your computer. Main changes are: all estimates, lower threshold caps, standard deviations and nominal scores have been updates in line with latest primary accountability guidance. Also, I’ve built it…

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