Attitude to Learning: How we report on your progress at EUTC

 

This term we are taking new steps to ensure our students understand how we record and report their progress during 'Data Drops'.

DataDrops take place every half term. We report on 3 key areas:

  • CPG - Current Predicted Grade
  • WAG - Working At Grade
  • ATL - Attitude to Learning

How do we gather your data?

In the first term, you all carried out a series of CATs (Cognitive Abilities Tests).
These assess your potential and help generate a grade that you should be aspiring towards.


CPG: Current Predicted Grade

If you were to continue to learn at this pace, this effort level and with this attitude to learning; you will most likely achieve this grade.

When you enter the school for each subject you are given a Minimum Expected Target and a Challenge Target based on the tests you carry out at the start of the year.  

These will NEVER change and you can ask your teacher about this.

 Your CPG should normally stay between this.  If it drops below, you are in danger of not achieving your potential. If it climbs above then this is an excellent sign of your hard work during your GCSE’s.

Your CPG should normally stay between this.  If it drops below, you are in danger of not achieving your potential. If it climbs above then this is an excellent sign of your hard work during your GCSE’s.


WAG: Working At Grade

If you were to take the final assessment (or exam) at the time of this DataDrop what is the most likely grade you would achieve?

In September, when you start Year 10, every member of the class should start at a U grade. This is because NO assessment content has been delivered.  From lesson 1 every student starts climbing up the achievement ladder.

  GCSE  At GCSE there are 27 sub-levels of achievement between a U grade and a 9A grade. Always look to your Challenge Target to calculate how many sublevels you will need to climb over your two years of studying.

GCSE
At GCSE there are 27 sub-levels of achievement between a U grade and a 9A grade. Always look to your Challenge Target to calculate how many sublevels you will need to climb over your two years of studying.

  BTEC  At BTEC there are 11 sub-levels of achievement between a U grade and a D1 grade.

BTEC
At BTEC there are 11 sub-levels of achievement between a U grade and a D1 grade.

It would be expected that each student should be making improved or steady progress during Year 10 as each new piece of content is taught.

During Year 11, you should be edging closer to your CPG. (Here is a fictional example).

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Make measurable progress in reasonable time
— Jim Rohn

ATL: Attitude to Learning

How are you engaging with the content? How good have you been with deadlines? What effort have you been putting in to your work?

Every students should be aspiring to achieve a 1 in their attitude to learning.  Engaging in the content, completing homework and classwork in good time and following instructions and guidance from the teacher in class.

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1 - Excellent engagement, positive progress being made.

2 - Good engagement, maybe a missed deadline or progress is minimal

3 - There is a concern about attitude, and this is affecting progress.

4 - Attitude to learning is not sufficient for adequate process to be made


If you want to discuss our approach to reporting progress and attainment at EUTC you can talk to Miss LeRoux, Mr Panton or Mr Mitchell. Alternatively email us at admin@elstreeutc.co.uk or call 020 8386 6220.