The estimated Attainment 8 score is the average Attainment 8 score of all students nationally with the same prior attainment at key stage 2. The table below shows the Attainment 8 estimates based on the 2015 cohort averages. These will change annually as the cohort averages change.
|KS2 average fine level (En and Ma)||2015 Attainment 8 estimate||KS2 average fine level (En and Ma)||2015 Attainment 8 estimate|
a. Pupils with mean KS2 fine grade score of <=1.5 are assigned a KS2 score of 1.
b. Pupils with mean KS2 fine grade score between 1.6 and 2.0 are assigned a KS2 score of 2.
c. Pupils with mean KS2 fine grade score between 2.1 and 2.5 are assigned a KS2 score of 2.
d. Pupils with mean KS2 fine grade score between 2.6 and 2.8 are assigned a KS2 score of 2.8
e. Pupils with mean KS2 fine grade score of >=5.8 are assigned a KS2 score of 5.8
Further information on this aspect of the new accountability measures can be found on the DfE website at:
The next P8/A8 blog in this series is Different performance measures treat English differently.
provide a P8/A8 Analysis Report based on this years RAISEonline data to support schools wishing to understand how the new measures will be interpreted. A half day in school support package is also available.