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EYFS - Early Years Foundation Stage
KS1 - Key Stage 1 Years 1-2 (5-7 year olds)
KS2 - Key Stage 2 Years 3-6 (7-11 year olds)
KS3 - Key Stage 3 Years 7-9 (11-14 year olds)
KS4 - Key Stage 4 Years 10-11 (14-16 year olds)
NQT - Newly Qualified Teacher
RQT - Recently Qualified Teacher
PPA - Planning, Preparation and Assessment
Every teacher has 10% of their timetable given over to planning, preparing and assessing their pupils.
TA - Teaching Assistant
HLTA - Higher Level Teaching Assistant
SLT - Senior Leadership Team
GB - Governing Body
NC - National Curriculum
A document containing programmes of study and attainment target level descriptors for all Key Stage 1 and 2 subjects.
PoS - Programme of Study
AT - Attainment Target
CAF - Common Assessment Framework
CP - Child Protection
CPLT/CPLO - Child Protection Liason Teacher or Officer
LAC - Looked After Child
EMAS - Ethnic Minorities Achievement Service
EP - Educational Psychologist
LA - Local Authority
FSM - Free School Meals
NoR - Number on Roll