Starting Profiles were introduced in December 2020 for the reporting of progress at Key Stage 3. Students were assigned Starting Profiles (1 – 4) depending on their scores at KS2 or from data gathered on admission (e.g. CATs and GL Assessments). Students without data are automatically assigned an SP3. Typically about 8% of students are SP1 (highest) and 20% SP4, with the rest spread across SP2 and SP3. These can then be correlated with expected progress at Key Stage 4, but only as a rough guide.
Progress Profiles (replacements for Grade Cards) are issued termly (see below) and show progress against a student’s Starting Profile in each subject. Students will be reported as:
These 5 statements are also used in the annual report each student receives.
Grade Cards are issued throughout the year (see below) and show a students predicted results at the end of Year 11, as well as their Progress 8 and Attainment 8 scores.
At Key Stage 3 parents receive Progress Profiles in:
In Year 10 parents receive Grade Cards in:
In Year 11 parents receive Grade Cards in:
Annual Reports are issued throughout the year, rather than all at one in the Summer Term. For the school year 2021-2022, dates are: