Student Progress is the measure of how a school does it’s core work.
Progress is the most effective way of capturing the success of a school. Attainment can mislead, it shows where students are aginst national standards and norms. This is interesting and useful but it can give a flase picture. If you had a school that only picked the top 1% of students; they were all predicted to gain A* grades across the board, then to simply say you had attained 100 A*-C could actually be masking huge underachievment. This is exactly why teh DfE introduced Progress 8
With Progress measures, you are expressing how well students did against their expected outcome on arrival; what vlaue added did the school give to each and every child it has. I think you will agree, this is a much clearer and exacting way of measuring a school and what it does. In this way we can celebrate success for everyone, Progress 8 and raw attainers
We will of course celebrate academic success in both attainment terms and progress, but for us Progress is King!
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In the rare occasions that students are not fulfilling their potential we have a very clear system of support