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Acronyms

AfL

Assessment for Learning

GTTP

Graduate Teacher Training Programme

AHT

Assistant Head Teacher

HLTA

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

AP

Action Plan

HT

Head Teacher

APP

Assessing Pupils’ Progress

IEN

Individual Educational Needs

ATL

Attitude to Learning

IIP

Investors in People

SAHT

Senior Assistant Head Teacher

INCLUSION

The inclusion of pupils with special needs within mainstream schools/

CAF

Common Assessment Framework

INSET

In-service Training

CAMHS

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

IIT

Initial Teacher Training

CIAG

Careers Information and Guidance

K

NLS identification of having SEND

CPD

Continuing Professional

Development

KS3

Key Stage 3 (Years 7/8/9)

CP

Child Protection

KS4

Key Stage 4 (Years 10/11)

DHT

Deputy Head Teacher

LA

Local Authority

DIRT

Dedicated Improvement and

Reflection Time

LAC

Looked After Children

EAL

English as an Additional

Language

Lit

Literacy

ECM

Every Child Matters

LM

Learning Mentor

EHCP

Educational Health Care Plan

LP

Learning Platform

ELT

Extended Leadership Team

LSU

Learning Support Unit

EP

Education Psychologist

Main Pay Scale

For Classroom Teachers - points M1-M6 with annual progression after successful appraisal.

ESW

Education Social Worker

MFL

Modern Foreign Language

FSM

Free School Meals

MTG

Minimum Target Grade

FT

Full Time

NC

National Curriculum

FTEX

Fixed Term Exclusion

NCSL

National College of School

Leadership

GCSE

General Certificate of Secondary Education

NEET

Not in Education, Employment

or Training

NPQH

National Professional Qualification for Headship

SATs

Standard Assessment Tests

NQT

Newly Qualified Teacher

SAHT

Senior Assistant Head Teacher

NVQ

National Vocational Qualification

SBM

School Business Manager

Ofsted

Office for Standards in Education

SEAL

Social and Emotional Aspects

of Learning

OM

Opening Minds

SEF

Self-Evaluation Form

PEX

Permanent Exclusion

SEMH

Social, Emotional, Mental Health

PF

Parents’ Forum

SEN

Special Education Needs

PGCE

Post Graduate Certificate of Education

SEND

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

PLASC

Pupil Level Annual School Census

SENCO

Special Education Needs Coordinator

PM

Performance Management

SMT or SLT

Senior Management Team/ Senior Leadership Team

PTA

Parent Teacher Association

SENDCo

Special Education Needs and Disabilities Coordinator

QA

Quality Assurance

SMSC

Spiritual, Moral, Social, Cultural

RAISEonline

Reporting and Analysis

for Improvement through

School Self Evaluation online

SOL

Scheme of Learning

RAG

Red, Amber, Green Analysis

TA

Teaching Assistant

RFR

Refocus Room

TAG

Talented, Able, Gifted

RONI

Risk of NEET Indicator

UPS

Upper Pay Scale