August

NEET Statistics: Quarterly brief – April to June 2014

  • Department for Education, Statistical First Release
  • This release shows figures for young people not in education, employment, or training (NEET) from April to June 2014.
  • The data are also broken down by age, region and gender.
  • The data come the DfE’s 16 to 18 participation statistical first release (SFR), the Labour Force Survey (LFS), and regional NEET figures.

National Curriculum Assessments at KS2 in England: 2014

  • Department for Education, Statistical First Release
  • This statistical first release contains provisional data from KS2 tests in English (grammar, punctuation and spelling), maths, and reading, as well as teacher assessments in these areas, science and writing. These measures are shown local authority, regional and national levels. There are also provisional figures for expected progress between KS1 and KS2.

The detailed planned schedule of official releases to be made by Ofsted until the end of 2014

  • The detailed planned schedule of official releases to be made by Ofsted until the end of 2014.

Department for Education Common Basic Data Set (CBDS): Database

  • This document contains definitions of data items used in data collection systems, management information systems etc. used by schools and local authorities for the maintenance and collation of education specific data (pupil characteristics, qualifications types etc.) and school information (location, finances, location etc.).
  • The sheets held in the database contain the full list of definitions, general codesets (ethnicity codes, qualification codes, SSA codes etc.), a disability codeset matrix, and internal metadata explanations.

16 to 19 Study Programmes: Advice on Planning and Delivery

  • This non-statutory advice from the DfE is intended to help providers of 16 to 19 education in their understanding and provision, and their obligations and duties with regard to teaching and training young people.
  • It focuses on allowing 16 to 19 students all opportunities to base their education programmes on their prior attainments, educational ability and goals for the future. The document suggests this should occur through tailoring study programmes to provide substantial academic and vocational qualifications, work experience, and the ability to continue studying GCSE English and Maths in order to attain a grade C or above.