Preliminary progress results are released on 1 September 2016. The progress results are an unwelcome reminder of the misuse of data and assessment at the primary phase. The government intends, for example, to repeat the farce of writing teacher assessment without alteration in 2017. We have prepared some information and Frequently Asked Questions to help you navigate the data.
The DfE have published updated technical guidance on primary accountability and school-level progress measures, available to view online here
. This document provides information about the primary accountability measures for 2016 including details on how a school’s progress scores are calculated and interpreted.