Handy Guide to Key Stage 4 performance measures

There are significant changes ahead for school performance measures, both at Key Stage 4 and at 16-19. This guide focuses on the Key Stage 4 changes, while a separate guide explains the changes for 16-19 students.

Over recent years an increasing amount of data have been published to report on school performance. The most important of these are designated ‘headline measures’, and within these measures one is used to set a minimum standard of performance or ‘floor target’.

Some general principles

Headline measures in 2016 and 2017

Headline measures from 2018

References

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Version 1.3 - The information on this page, and in the PDF below, was last updated 22 August 2016.