Progress 8 Review: Evaluating Your Strategy Across the Pupil Population

Progress 8 and Attainment 8 are designed to encourage good quality teaching across a broad curriculum. They provide an important system of measurement for secondary schools and can also have a big impact on Ofsted ratings. With the performance tables for secondary schools and academies now available to review, now is the time to review your strategy around the accountability criteria of Progress 8 and Attainment 8.

Join us this February to hear the most recent news from the government on attainment standards and how you can develop your strategy. Hear from schools that have achieved high Progress 8 scores across all pupil groups, with specific examples for English and Maths, and learn how best to support disadvantaged pupils reach their academic goals.

Key issues to be addressed:

  • The government’s plans for the Progress 8 and Attainment 8 accountability measures in 2019
  • Gaming: combating the pressure on schools to meet performance measures
  • Preparing for the introduction of reformed GCSEs in 2019 and 2020
  • Supporting disadvantaged children: SEND, social deprivation, regional conflicts and EAL students
  • How Progress 8 scores fit within Ofsted inspections
  • Closing the gap in performance across the pupil population
  • How scores are reviewed by regional school commissioners and local authorities
  • Case studies of schools and academies achieving high Progress 8 scores

About the event:

The morning session will focus on understanding Progress 8 and Attainment 8, exploring 2019 policy developments and examining how both impact schools and academies.

The afternoon session will examine in-depth case studies of successful schools and academies who consistently achieve high Progress 8 scores across their pupil population, with special attention to providing for disadvantaged groups.

Who should attend?

You will join a range of education stakeholders including, but not limited to, Headteachers and Assistant/Deputy Headteachers, Governors, Heads of Year, Heads of Assessment, Heads of Curriculum, Heads of Subjects, Local Authority representatives and anyone involved or interested in accountability measures in schools.

Futher information:

Our events are CPD certified. This event is equivalent to 3 CPD points.
A certificate is available on request post-event to all attendees.

Please note that all speakers and the agenda are subject to change without notice.

For registration enquiries please contact: | 0207 593 5657

To discuss event sponsorship, speaking opportunities and agenda content, please email:

Thursday 28th February 2019


11:00am - 3:30pm (including networking lunch)


This event will take place in Central London. The venue will be announced closer to the date.​


Private Sector | 1 Place: £295 | 2+ Places: £245 each


Public Sector | 1 Place: £245 | 2+ Places: £195 each


Above prices exclude VAT


If you require a booking form, please contact | 0207 593 5657

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