Jargon Buster

 

You will often see lots of abbreviations when you are reading information about education. The following are the most common abbreviations you are likely to see when reading facts about a school.

RAISEonline

Document provided by Ofsted which provides data comparing KS1 & KS2 results with National results

APS

Average Points Score

AFL

Assessment for Learning

DFE

Department for Education

EAL

English as an Additional Language

EYFSP

Early Years Foundation Stage Profile

FSM

Free School Meals

EYFS

Early Years Foundation Stage (Nursery and Reception)

KS1

Key Stage 1

KS2

Key Stage 2

LA

Local Authority

NOR

Number of children registered at a school (Number on Roll)

Ofsted

Office for Standards in Education

PP

Pupil Premium

SEND

Special Education Needs/Disabilities

TA

Teacher Assessment