GOV.UK – Progress 8 school performance measure in 2016 and 2017.
GOV.UK – School and college performance tables 2016: statement of intent.
GOV.UK – List of schools that have opted in early to the Progress 8 measure, a new secondary school accountability system (August 2015).
Education datalab – Opting into 2015 Progress 8 would have been an easier route to avoid floor standards for many secondary schools.
GOV.UK – What the EBacc performance measure is, and the criteria qualifications must meet to count towards it.
TES News – Headteachers have accused the government of “plunging schools into disruption and uncertainty” by “shifting the goalposts” on GCSE reforms.
GOV.UK – Government sets out the definition of a ‘coasting’ school.
Ofsted – Letter from HMCI to schools (July2014) containing information about inspections following the removal of National Curriculum levels.
Ofsted – Note for inspectors: use of assessment information during inspections in 2014/15.
GOV.UK – DfE consultation (closed 4th July 2014) on proposals for publicly funded schools and colleges to publish performance measures on their websites.
GOV.UK – Mainstream maintained schools, academies and free schools can now choose to adopt the new performance measures a year early in 2015.