Looking at the reliability of the KS2 tests and the difficulty of individual questions.
How have pupils in coastal areas fared under the GCSE reforms of recent years?
Nearly a third of pupils don’t achieve a standard pass in English. What do we know about these pupils?
Long-term outcomes: How do independent school pupils’ outcomes differ from those of state school pupils?
Comparing the higher education, employment and earnings outcomes of those who attend independent schools with those who don’t.
Exploring changes in the type of provision attended by pupils with special educational needs.
How tiny changes in P8 scores sometimes lead to large changes in rank.
Unpicking Progress 8 scores for pupils with statements or education, health and care plans
Analysing what effect 9-1 grades have had on Attainment 8 and Progress 8 scores
Exploring an apparent drop in the number of BTECs and other applied general qualifications.