Long-term outcomes: What happened to those pupils who missed out on a grade C in English or maths at age 16?
What can short standardised tests tell us about the attainment and progress of individual pupils and of schools?
This is the first of two posts in a series of blogposts looking at the relationship between Key Stage 1 attainment and Key Stage 4 outcomes. The second post can be found here. There are many ways of defining success at Key Stage 4. One aspect is whether pupils have attained appropriate literacy and numeracy [...]
We have the first set of results under the new 9-1 GCSEs Maths, English language and English literature form the first wave of GCSEs to be reformed in England, with 9-1 numerical grades awarded instead of letters. In the new, ‘fat’ maths GCSE – so-called, because of the extra content that’s been added to it [...]