Analysing pupil progress: questions to ask

Use our questions to help you analyse pupil progress and confidently hold your school leaders to account.

Last reviewed on 29 September 2023
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Ask school leaders these questions about pupil progress

How are we supporting the closing of learning gaps between pupils? Are all of our pupils getting the support they need to fulfil their potential? 

Focus on closing learning gaps as the first stepping stone when asking about pupil progress in the autumn term.

Leaders should be able to explain what initiatives/strategies they have or are planning to have in place to support pupils.

They might refer to the funded tutoring programmes to provide tutoring interventions to support disadvantaged pupils.

Was pupil progress at the end of summer 2023 in line with what you expected?

If your school received extra support from the