Selling C of E Primary School

milstead and frinstead
Village Acedemy

Acronyms & Abbreviations

AT

Attainment Target (in National Curriculum)

ASD

Autism spectrum disorders

ADD

Attention deficit disorder

ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

BA

Bachelor of Arts

BSP

Behaviour Support Plan

BSS

Behaviour Support Service

CAF

Common Application Form

CAF

Common Assessment Framework

CAT

Cognitive Ability Test

CP

Child protection

CPD

Continuing Professional Development

CRB

Criminal Records Bureau

DBS

Disclosure Barring Service

DCPO

Designated Child Protection Officer

DfE

Department for Education

DOB

Date of Birth

EAL

English as an Additional Language

EBD

Emotional and Behavioural Difficulty

eCAF

Electronic Common Assessment Framework

EFL

English as a Foreign Language

EP

Educational Psychologist

EWO

Education Welfare Officer

EYFSP

Early Years Foundation Stage Programme

EXH

Executive Head Teacher

FEX

Fixed Term Exclusions from school

FFT

Fischer Family Trust (a charity that provides estimates of pupil performance)

FS

Foundation Stage

FSM

Free School Meals

FSP

Foundation Stage Profile

G&T

Gifted and Talented

H&S

Health and Safety

HMI

Her Majesty’s Inspector(ate)

HOS

Heads of School

HT

Headteacher

IWB

Interactive White Board

IEP

Individual Education Plan

INSET

In-service Education and Training

IT

Information Technology

KS

Key Stage

KS1

Key Stage 1 Years 1-2 (5 - 7 year olds)

KS2

Key Stage 2 Years 3-6 (8 - 11 year olds)

KS3

Key Stage 3 Years 7-9 (12-14 year olds)

LA

Local Authority

LAC

Looked After Children

LEA

Local Education Authority

LIFT

Local Inclusion Forum Team

LLDD

Learner with Learning Difficulties or Disabilities

LLE

Local Leader of Education

MFL

Modern Foreign Languages

MLD

Moderate Learning Difficulty

NC

National Curriculum

NCY

National Curriculum Year

NoR

Number on Roll

NPQH

National Professional Qualification for Headship

NQT

Newly Qualified Teacher

OFSTED  

Office for Standards in Education

PAN

Planned Admission Number

PE

Physical Education

PEPs

Personal Education Plans

PGCE

Postgraduate Certificate of Education

PRU

Pupil Referral Unit

PSHE

Personal, Social and Health Education

PSHE+C 

Personal, Social, Health and Citizenship Education

PTA

Parent Teacher Association

PTR

Pupil Teacher Ratio

QTS

Qualified Teacher Status

R (yr)

Reception (Year 1 etc)

RE

Religious Education

SATs

Standard Assessment Task/Test

SCR

Single Central Record

SDP

School Development Plan

SEF

School self-evaluation form issued by Ofsted

SEN

Special Educational Needs

SENCO

Special Educational Needs Coordinator

SLD

Severe Learning Difficulty

SLT

Senior Leadership Team

SMSC

Spiritual Moral Social Cultural

SMT

Senior Management Team

SoW

Scheme of Work

SpLD

Specific Learning Difficulty

SURE Start

A government programme bringing together, early education, childcare, health and family support agencies

VA

Voluntary Aided

VC

Voluntary Controlled

VRQ

Verbal Reasoning Quotient