The national curriculum in England 2014 has had huge consequences for what is taught, learned and assessed in schools. Governors will find articles and resources here which will help them get to grips with these changes and understand what the issues are for their schools, and the young people under their care.
RAISEonline is disappearing on 31st July 2017 and being replaced by a new service called Analysing School Performance. Read more here....
This screencast delivers a concise explanation of the KS4 headline performance measures for 2016. To watch this video which lasts around 10 minutes, please click here now....
The results from the new AS level qualifications, introduced in 2015, have now arrived. Governors in secondary schools will want clarity over their meaning and need to consider the questions these results raise. Read more...
The Department for Education has updated guidance on the Progress 8 Measure. Secondary school governors will need to understand Progress 8 and how it will be reported in the 2016 RAISEonline.
This article summarises the new DfE guidance, Primary School Accountability in 2016, published on 29th January and explains the new performance measures for governors and clerks. The guidance also confirms the floor standard for primary schools in England.
This article looks at the publication of the 2015 School Performance Tables as published on January 21st. Governors need to be aware of the valuable source of comparative data on school performance that these tables represent.
This article explores the English Baccalaureate (EBacc), what it is and what governors need to know about it.
GCSEs are changing; this article explores when the changes will occur and what the implications of the government's reforms are.
This article explores DfE guidance, published on July 1st 2015, relating to the Prevent Duty on schools.