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DfE: input and impact indicators

Statistical measures showing our progress against important policy indicators in the department’s business plan.

The government has committed to publishing input and impact indicators as set out in departmental business plans. This is an important part of its accountability framework for policy performance and transparency improvements.

The department uses the following indicators to help the public assess the effects of policies and reforms on the cost and impact of public services.

Attainment of a basic standard of education

  1. Pupils achieving level 4 in English and maths

    • Transparency data
  2. English and maths: pupils achieving A* to C grades at age 16

    • Transparency data
  3. Attaining a level 3 qualification by 19 

    • Transparency data
  4. Young people not attaining level 2 at age 16

    • Transparency data

Attainment beyond a basic standard of education

  1. English Baccalaureate: pupil achievement figures at age 16

    • Transparency data

Attainment gaps at ages 11, 16 and 19

  1. Attainment gap between FSM pupils and the rest

    • Transparency data
  2. Attainment gap between looked-after children and the rest

    • Transparency data

Outcomes of education

  1. Percentage of FSM children progressing to university

    • Transparency data
  2. Participation in education and work-based training at 16 to 17

    • Transparency data

School quality

  1. Schools below the minimum standard

    • Transparency data
  2. Gap between the least and most deprived schools

    • Transparency data
  3. Teaching of core subjects by teachers with a relevant qualification

    • Transparency data

Factors affecting education

  1. Overall absence: primary, secondary and special schools

    • Transparency data

Academies and free schools

  1. Number of academies and free schools

    • Transparency data

School readiness at age 5

  1. Attainment of children eligible for free school meals

    • Transparency data

Spending on schools, children and young people

  1. Aggregate spending on 16- to 19-year-olds

    • Transparency data