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Weekly DfE Publications week commencing 10.12.18

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.


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


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


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:

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