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  • A governor's guide to attainment and progress Attainment and progress describe pupil performance. You'll usually hear them mentioned together but they're not interchangeable. Understand the difference between the two with our guide.
  • Analysing pupil progress: questions to ask UpdatedUse our questions to help you analyse pupil progress and confidently hold your school leaders to account.
  • Assessment for pupils with SEN Learn the basics about assessment for pupils with SEN in just 1 minute. You can also download this QuickRead as a ready-made resource to share with colleagues.
  • EYFS framework and profile: summary Understand everything you need to know about the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework and profile so you’re clued-up and ready to hold your school leaders to account.
  • Improving the progress of more able pupils How can we ensure more able pupils achieve the best they can? We look at governors' role in this and suggest questions that governors could ask school leaders. We also relay advice on good practice for the provision for more able pupils and link to examples of provision in schools.
  • Key Stage 1 assessments: statutory requirements Understand how pupils are assessed at Key Stage 1 (KS1) with guidance on what tests pupils take and how they are scored.
  • Key Stage 2 SATs: governors' role SATs are approaching. Here's what you need to know and what you should ask your head. And, if you're asked to be an 'independent observer' for your school's test administration, use our checklist so you know what to look for.
  • Key Stage 2 SATs in 2019 Understand how the Key Stage 2 SATs were administered and reported this year, and what role your governing board should play.
  • Monitoring pupil progress Find out how to go about monitoring pupil progress as your school returns to 'business as usual', so you can make sure pupils are reaching their full potential.
  • Performance data for pupils with SEN Learn how schools measure progress and attainment for pupils who can't access the curriculum or who are working below National Curriculum assessment standards. Understand 'P scales', 'pre-Key-Stage standards' and the new 'engagement model' coming in September 2020.
  • Primary progress and attainment Get up to speed with the primary progress and attainment measures so you can understand your performance data and hold your school leadership to account.
  • School performance data: the basics Performance data can be overwhelming at first glance, but most governors don't need to know too much detail to do a good job. Get started with our quick guide on what you do and don't need to know about data.