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Weekly DfE Publications W/C 10/12/2018

10 December 2018

Review of children in need

Policy paper

Information on the government’s policy to support children in need and build the evidence base on how to improve their educational outcomes.

Including:

 

10 December 2018

Children in need: preliminary longitudinal analysis

Research and analysis

This publication presents the social care journeys of children in need between 2014 to 2015 and 2016 to 2017. The analysis explores the impact of social care journeys on educational outcomes.

This data and analysis is published alongside:

Taken together, these publications develop a stronger evidence base and understanding of what makes a difference to the educational outcomes of children in need.

 

10 December 2018

Improving outcomes of children in need: literature review

Research and analysis

Information on the government’s review to support children in need and build the evidence base on how to improve their educational outcomes.

Related information includes:

 

10 December 2018

Independent special schools and colleges

Guidance

Lists of all independent schools and colleges for children with special educational needs or disability (SEND), including:

NMSS are schools that the Secretary of State for Education has approved under section 342 of the Education Act 1996.

 

12 December 2018

Ready reckoners and transition matrices for key stage 4

Guidance

Ready reckoners to calculate progress scores for pupils and schools, and transition matrices of GCSE subject grades by prior attainment.

 

13 December 2018

Primary school performance tables: 2018

National Statistics

The 2018 tables show:

For the first time since the new assessments were introduced, schools also have their results presented as a 3-year average.

Additional school-level data includes:

 

13 December 2018

Approaches to assessment without levels in schools

Research and analysis

This research examines the types and range of non-statutory assessment approaches in use in primary and secondary schools since 2014. Findings relate to the following key areas:

 

13 December 2018

National curriculum assessments: key stage 2, 2017 (revised)

National Statistics

Revised results for key stage 2 (11-year-olds) at national, regional and local authority level. Results are also broken down by pupil characteristics.

It includes test results for:

It covers teacher assessments in:

It also includes figures on pupils’ progress between key stage 1 and key stage 2.

 

13 December 2018

Phonics screening check and key stage 1 assessments: England 2018

National Statistics

This statistical publication provides information on the attainment of pupils in the 2018 phonics screening check and key stage 1 teacher assessments.

It also includes information on attainment for the phonics screening check and key stage 1 teacher assessments by different pupil characteristics, specifically:

 

13 December 2018

Pupil nationality, country of birth and proficiency in English: 2018

Transparency data

This high-level summary intends to improve understanding about:

 

13 December 2018

Sustainable improvement in multi-school groups

Research and analysis

The research focused on 3 questions.

How do these school improvement providers:

It identified 2 sets of high-level practices, across the sample of multi-academy trusts (MATs) and federations, seen as necessary for sustainable improvement at scale:

The report explores these practices in detail.

It is for senior leaders and anyone with an interest in school improvement.

 

13 December 2018

Primary school accountability

Guidance

The technical guide is for all primary schools. It sets out how we’ll calculate primary school accountability measures for the school performance tables.

There’s also:

The guidance on similar schools explains the data and calculations used to create a group of ‘similar schools’ in the school performance tables.

 

13 December 2018

Prevent and counter-extremism in general further education colleges

Research and analysis

This qualitative investigation shows how 20 general further education (GFE) colleges have approached and responded to the Prevent duty.

It provides insight into areas where Prevent has reportedly been implemented well and is having an impact on staff and learners, and also areas where the GFE colleges may need further support to enact their duties.

The findings provide a basis for stakeholders to understand better whether GFE colleges have the support, training and resources they need to enact their duties, and offers insights into the impact of enacting the Prevent duty on learners.

 

14 December 2018

Academy sponsor contact list

Transparency data

This document gives contact details for approved academy sponsors, including the lead regional school commissioner (RSC) region.

It is useful for:

 

14 December 2018

Key stage 2 and multi-academy trust performance, 2018 (revised)

National Statistics

Revised results for key stage 2 at national, regional and local authority level. Results are also broken down by pupil characteristics.

The publication includes tests results for:

It covers teacher assessments in:

The publication also includes figures on pupils’ progress between key stage 1 and key stage 2. Figures update provisional figures released on 28 September 2018.

Data on the performance of multi-academy trusts (MATs) based on measures of progress for MATs with 3 or more academies that have been with the MAT for at least 3 full academic years and have results in the 2018 school performance tables.

 

14 December 2018

School capital funding allocations

Guidance

School condition allocations (SCA) and devolved formula capital (DFC) allocations up to 2019, including the healthy pupils capital funding for 2018 to 2019.

 

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