- AES – Attitude & Engagement Score
- CG – This is the grade awarded to the student for their attainment in this subject since the start of the course
- PG – The grade the student is currently considered likely to achieve at the end of the course
- CMT – Subject teacher comment
- MG – The grade the student received in their end of year mock examination
Interpreting Grade Types
Key Stage Target
The Target your child has been set to motivate them to achieve above the national average for students with the same Key Stage 2 results.
GCSE Subjects are graded from 9 – 1 with a 9 being the best grade and a 1 being a pass. A grade 4 is accepted as a Standard Pass and a grade 5 or above, a Strong Pass. The English Baccalaureate (EBACC) is a set of GCSE subjects that keep young people’s options open for further study and future careers. As well as English and Maths, the other EBACC subjects are the Sciences, History and Geography and Languages. Students studying Science Combined will receive a double grade.
Vocational Subject are graded from Level 2 Distinction* – Level 1 Pass. A Level 2 Merit or above is the equivalent of a Strong Pass in a GCSE subject.
Sub-grades are given for Current grades to show where a student is performing within the grade band. ‘+’ is the top of the band and ‘-’ is the lower end.
Interpreting Attitude & Engagement Scores
Excellent Attitude and Engagement
Consistently hard-working, enthusiastic and engaged. The student consistently takes part in all aspects of learning with enthusiasm and is determined to be successful. An independent and proactive learner. All activities are completed to a high standard and they do not give up when faced with difficult tasks. Deadlines are always met.
Good Attitude and Engagement
The student is self-motivated, positive and attributes value to the work they are doing. All learning is completed to a good standard. Deadlines are met. They are willing to improve and learn from their mistakes, acting on feedback from staff.
Inconsistent Attitude and Engagement
Work requires improvement. The student is occasionally willing to expend effort to comply with the tasks set, but their engagement does not always support progress and/or the student has to be given reminders. Completion of work is sometimes inconsistent in terms of quality and/or the student does not always meet deadlines. Often fails to act on feedback from staff.
Unacceptable Attitude and Engagement
Unsatisfactory effort and attitude. Rarely completes tasks and appears unmotivated to succeed. The student is unwilling to engage in learning. They do not bring the correct equipment (e.g. Chromebook) on a regular basis meaning they are not ready for learning. Sometimes disrupts the learning of others around them and often receives consequences for their actions.
Absence or recent arrival at the academy prevents grading.