Primary IDSR – Key Stage 1 and 2 Attainment Charts

In this series of articles about Ofsted's Inspection Data Summary Report (IDSR), this article is about the attainment charts contained in Key Stages 1 and 2, using Key Stage 1 as an example. Key Stage 1 charts The Key Stage 1 charts are for Reading, Writing and Maths. Your school's results are still the bars, but this time they are going across instead of down. For all cohorts there are: the lighter blue bars, which is the Expected Standard or above, and the darker blue bars, which is the Greater Depth standard. Your pupils are divided into five different cohorts: All pupils are being compared with the National All Pupils average – 76% (Expected Standard or above) and 25% (Greater Depth standard). Emerging, Expected and Exceeding cohorts For Key Stage 1, it also includes the following: Emerging - pupils who got the Emerging assessment in the Early Years for reading; Expected - pupils who got the Expected assessment in Early Years; and Exceeding - pupils...
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Primary IDSR – EYFSP ELGs and Phonics Analysis

In this series of articles, we'll be looking at Ofsted's Inspection Data Summary Report (IDSR). In the previous article, we had a look at EYFSP Good Level of Development (GLD). In this article, we'll have a look at the remainder of the EYFSP analyses, and a look at the Phonics analysis. Early Years Foundation Stage Profile - ELGs Following the EYFSP GLD  analysis, the IDSR continues with the analysis of Reading ELG, Writing ELG and Mathematics ELGs. Just as in the EYFSP Good Level of Development analysis: The light blue bars represent the school's performance, The dark blue bars represent the school's performance for FSM pupils, The red lines represent the National Average for all pupils, The green lines represent the National Average for non-FSM pupils. For answers to the questions as to why your FSM pupils' performance is compared with the National non-FSM performance, and what represents a small cohort, please see the early EYFSP analysis. However, it is made more complicated by the...
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Primary IDSR – EYFSP

This series of articles will be looking at Ofsted's Inspection Data Summary Report (IDSR). This article concentrates on the first of the EYFSP analyses, which is at the back of your IDSR report. EYFSP (Early Years Foundation Stage Profile) Good Level of Development (GLD) and ELGs (Early Learning Goals) There are four different analyses in the EYFSP pages. The article relates to the percentage of pupils achieving a Good Level of Development (GLD). This is one of main measures in EYFSP. What is a GLD? There are 17 Early Learning Goals (ELGs), and a pupil will obtain a GLD if they get Expected or Exceeding in the first 12, namely: Communication and Language (Listening and attention, Understanding, and Speaking), Physical Development (Moving and handling, and Health and self-care), Personal, Social and Emotional Development (Self-confidence and self-awareness, Managing feelings and behaviour, and Making relationships), Literacy (Reading, and Writing), and Mathematics (Numbers, and Shape, space and measures). If a pupil got a single "Emerging" in one of...
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Analyse School Performance update – October 2018

The Analyse School Performance (ASP) website been updated with schools’ provisional KS2 data. This is around 3 weeks later than in 2017. Unlike last year, this provisional data release also includes data on schools’ disadvantaged pupils. In addition to this year’s data, there are also 2 new tabs: Key stage 2 three year average This is a weighted average of your school’s performance over the last 3 years for the following measures: Reading, Writing and Maths combined at the Expected Standard, Reading, Writing and Maths combined at the Higher Standard, Your school’s Average Scaled Score in Reading and Your school’s Average Scaled Score in Maths. This was announced in July 2018 in page 8 of the DfE’s ”2018 School and College Performance Tables: Statement of Intent”, and is described as “Three years of headline measures”. As this is a weighted average, it does not show 3 separate figures for 2016, 2017 and 2018. Instead, it is a single figure per measure, and is compared with your...
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