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 How do I create a field for Prior Attainment Bands?

Solution

  • Go to Admin > Edit Pupils

  • Click Edit Custom Fields

  • Double click Add New and create a field called Prior Attainment Band

  • Go to Admin > Edit Markbook

  • In the top right, click Set Prior Attainment Band

A prompt will appear to inform you of the number of pupils which will be included in this process. 

Once complete, you can use this information to filter most analysis tools.

How are the PA Bands set?

The calculations for generating the band works as follows:

  • For cohorts up to and including 2013/14 year 11s, English, Maths and Science Fine Points Scores are used, if imported, otherwise Test Levels will be used (or Teacher Assessments, where appropriate)
  • For cohorts beyond 2013/14 year 11s, only English and Maths Fine Points Scores are used, if imported, otherwise Test Levels will be used (or Teacher Assessments, where appropriate)

We classify those with a points score of less than 24 as low; those between 24 and 29.99 as middle, and those with 30 or more as high attaining. Where Teacher Assessment is used as a proxy for test results, we take the whole level and allocate the appropriate points relating to the mid-range of the level. This is the same criteria that RAISEonline use.

 
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