This PowerPoint presentation has been created to meet members' requests for a resource that explains the basis of the floor standard that comes into effect from 2016 onwards, which both clarifies issues raised and which can be used in presentations for staff, governors and parents. Its author is Theo Smith, one of the association's policy research analysts.
You are advised to read the DfE's advice document in conjunction with this presentation, available here
It is based on the situation in 2016 and hence used current lettered grades.
First published 16 December 2014
Powerpoint presentation outlining main features.