Key stage 1
Special Educational Needs (SEN)
Classroom Support Workers
Nursery & Early Years
Special Needs Abbreviations
Info & resources – Abbreviations
AAC - Alternative Augmentative Communication
ADD/ADHD - Attention Deficit/Attention Deficit
A Level - Advanced Level
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorders
B. Ed. - Bachelor of Education
BSL - British Sign Language
BTEC - Business and Technology Education Council
CS - County School
CERT. ED. - Certificate in Education
CRB - Criminal Records Bureau
DH - Deputy Head
EAL/ESL - English as an additional/Second language
EMAG - Ethnic Minority Achievement Grant
GT - Gifted and Talented
GCSE - General Certificate in Secondary Education
HI - Hearing Impaired
HOD - Head of Department
HOY - Head of Year
HT - Headteacher
ICT - Information Communication Technology
IEP - Individual Education Plan
INSET - In-service training
J/I - Junior/Infant
LEA - Local Education Authority
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulties
NRA - National Record of Achievement
NQT - Newly Qualified Teacher
PGCE - Post Graduate Certificate in Education
PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties
PRU - Pupil Referral Unit
PSHE - Personal, Social and Health Education
PSLD - Physical and Severe Learning Difficulties
QTS - Qualified Teacher Status
SATS - Standard Assessment Tests
SEN - Special Educational Needs
SEBD - Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulties
SENCO - Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator
SEN Register - This is a register for those pupils within a school who require extra help. If a child has serious SEN problems then he/she will be statemented.
SETTING/STREAMING - Some schools set or stream the pupils according to their ability and generally within the core subjects of English, Mathematics and Science.
VI - Visually Impaired
During Key Stages 1, 2 and 3 (Years 1-9 ) each subject has a series of eight levels. These are used to measure your child’s progress compared with other pupils of the same age across the country.
The levels are:
Levels 1-3 in Key Stage 1 (Years 1 and 2, ages 4-7) Most pupils are at Level 2 by the end of Key Stage 1
Levels 2-5 in Key Stage 2 (Years 3-6, ages 7-11) Most pupils are at Level 4 by the end of Key Stage 2
Levels 3-7 in Key Stage 3 (Years 7-9, ages 11-14) Most pupils are at Level 5/6 by the end of Key Stage 3
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