Acroynms

Acronym

Meaning

ADD

Attention Deficit Disorder

ADHD

Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder

ADP

Academy Development Plan

AfL

Assessment for Learning

APP

Assessing Pupil Progress

AST

Advanced Skills Teacher

AWPU

Age Weighted Pupil Unit

CAF

Common Assessment Framework

CP

Child Protection

CPD

Continuing Professional Development

CPR

Child Protection Register

CRB

Criminal Records Bureau

CYPS

Children and Young Peoples Services

DfE

Department for Education

DPA

Data Protection Act

DT

Design and Technology

EAB

Education Advisory Board

EAL

English as an additional language

EBacc

English Baccalaureate

EBD

Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties

ECM

Every Child Matters

EOS

Educated Off-Site

EWO

Education Welfare Officer

 FE

Further Education

FFT

Fischer Family Trust

FS

Foundation Stage

FSM

Free School Meals

FT

Full-time

FTE

Fixed Term Exclusion

G&T

Gifted and Talented

GCSE

General Certificate of Secondary Education

GTC

General Teaching Council

GTP

Graduate Teacher Programme

H & S

Health and Safety

HE

Higher Education

HLTA

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

HMCI

Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector

HMI

Her Majesty’s Inspectorate

HR

Human Resources

 IAP

Individual Action Plan

IBP

Individual Behaviour Plan

ICT

Information and Communications Technology

IEP

Individual Education Plan

IiP

Investors in People

INSET

In-Service Education and Training

IQ

Intelligence Quotient

ISA

Independent Safeguarding Authority

IT

Information Technology

ITT

Initial Teacher Training

LA

Local Authority

LAC

Looked after Children

LEA

Local Education Authority

LL

Learning Leader

LMS

Local Management of Schools

LSCB

Local Safeguarding Children’s Board

MFL

Modern Foreign Language

NC

National Curriculum

NCSL

National College for School Leadership

NEET

Not in Education, Employment or Training

NGA

National Governors Association

NGC

National Governors Council

NGfL

National Grid for Learning

NOR

Number (of pupils) on Roll

NPQH

National Professional Qualifications for Headship

NQT

Newly Qualified Teacher

NUT

National Union of Teachers

NVQ

National Vocational Qualifications

OFSTED

Office for Standards in Education

 PAN

Published Admission Number

PE

Physical Education

PGCE

Post Graduate Certificate of Education

PLASC

Pupil Level Annual School Census

PM

Performance Management

PPA

Planning, Preparation and Assessment

PRU

Pupil Referral Unit

PSCHE

Personal, Social, Citizenship & Health Education

PT

Part-time

PTA

Parent Teacher Association

PTR

Pupil/Teacher Ratio

QCA

Qualification and Curriculum Authority

QTS

Qualified Teacher Status

R&R

Recruitment and Retention

RAISEonline

Reporting and Analysis for Improvement through School Self- Evaluation (online)

RAP

Raising Attainment Plan

RE

Religious Education

SA

School Action

SA+

School Action Plus

SEAL

Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning

SEF

Self Evaluation Form

SEN&D

Special Educational Needs & Disabilities

SENCO

Special Educational Needs Coordinator

SFVS

Schools Financial Value Standard

SIP

School Improvement Plan

SLA

Service Level Agreement

SLT

Senior Leadership Team

SpLD

Specific Learning Difficulties

SS

Social Services

TA

Teaching Assistant

TES

Times Educational Supplement

TUPE

Transfer of Undertaking Protection of Employment

 UPN

Unique Pupil Number

VA

Voluntary Aided

VC

Voluntary Controlled

VI

Visually Impaired

VLE

Virtual Learning Environment

YOT

Youth Offending Team