For the first time, we can answer questions about progress for our pupils…
Doboysmake more progress thangirls? Do pupils make more progress in somesubjectsthan others?
Do someyear groups make more progress than others? Do pupils with a particularcategory of needmakemore progress than others?
Caspa stands for Comparison & Analysis of Special Pupil Attainmentand is the database which holds all the collected P-level data.
Pupils’ attainment is measured nationally in P-levels and National Curriculum levels. These have been collected from participating schools and local authorities to form a growing database of assessments.
Within the CASPA database are trends which show the rates of progresspupils make when compared with pupils of a similar category of need.
We can plot pupils’ P-levels on these trend lines to see whether pupils are making expected levels of progress
The following charts show pupils’ P level results plotted on the trend lineswith all their subject assessments combined and averaged…
CASPA displays pupil progress data in many different ways.One of the most helpful shows what percentage of pupils have made most progress over time…
Once progress over time is measured, the results for groups of pupils are shown in a RAG chart (red, amber, green)… Pupilsexceedexpected levels of progress Pupilsmeetexpected levels of progress Pupilsmake less thanexpected levels of progress
What do we want to see for our school? lots of this… some of this… very little of this…
When looking at the RAG charts, there are a few things toconsider before making judgementsabout the data displayed…
In addition to graphs, charts and data on individuals we can produce RAG charts in CASPA to help answer most of thequestionswe have about pupils’ progress and canfiltergroups by key stage, subject and so on
Whole school Who are the 23?
16% 17% 40% 44% 44% 39% lower lower meeting meeting exceeding exceeding Gender BOYS GIRLS
10% 12% 21% 44% 45% 32% 34% 58% 43% lower lower lower meeting meeting meeting exceeding exceeding exceeding Degree of Learning Difficulty MLD SLD PMLD
16% 20% 41% 60% 43% 20% lower lower meeting meeting exceeding exceeding Looked After Who are the pupils in LAC? Not in LAC In LAC
Key Stages KS2 KS3 KS4 KS5
NC Year Groups Yr3 Yr4 Yr5 Yr6 Yr7 Yr8 Yr9 Yr10 Yr11 Yr12 Yr13 Yr14
Science KS1 KS2 KS3 KS4