New Performance measures

The government is introducing new measures to determine Progress and Attainment in schools. These are called Attainment 8 and Progress 8, with the latter being based on the former. The measures fit nicely into the current reforms of qualifications and grading structure, and will make it easier, for parents anyway, to judge the attainment of, and progress by, a school.

They will be fully introduced in 2016, but some schools have opted in for 2015, so the scores are already available on the Government Performance Data site.

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