Guidance

16 to 18 accountability headline measures

Guide for schools, colleges and local authorities on how the 16 to 18 performance measures are calculated.

Applies to England

Documents

16 to 18 accountability headline measures: technical guide

Details

The technical guide:

  • sets out which school and college level performance measures we’ll publish for 16 to 18 year olds
  • explains how we calculate these measures
Published 1 October 2014
Last updated 6 October 2022 + show all updates
  1. '16 to 18 accountability headline measures: technical guide' updated for 2022. Removed '16 to 18 accountability measures: update for 2021 to 2022 performance measures' and 'Progress scores for 16 to 18: school and college performance tables 2019'.

  2. We have updated '16 to 18 accountability measures: update for 2021 to 2022 performance measures'.

  3. Added guidance to explain which 16 to 18 performance measures we will publish for the 2021 to 2022 academic year, and how we will publish these measures.

  4. Added 'Progress scores for 16 to 18: school and college performance tables 2019' to replace the 2018 guidance.

  5. Updated '16 to 18 accountability headline measures: technical guide'.

  6. October 2018 document amended with information on how the progress in English and maths measure will be updated for 2020 tables.

  7. Updated with 'Progress scores for 16 to 18: school and college performance tables 2018'.

  8. Updated document '16 to 18 accountability headline measures: technical guide'.

  9. Updated document '16 to 18 accountability headline measures: technical guide'.

  10. Added a link to UK Government Archive for guidance from previous years.

  11. Updated to include new Level 3 mathematics qualifications eligible for the TechBacc in 2018.

  12. Added progress 'bandings' guidance.

  13. Updated 16 to 18 accountability measures technical guide, setting out changes to the methodology of the tech level minimum standards measure. The guide also incorporates further clarification of existing accountability measures.

  14. Updated the technical guide with details about the 2017 national performance tables calculations. Added further details to existing measures including the completion and attainment measure, and disadvantage measure.

  15. Updated the '16 to 19 accountability headline measures: technical guide'.

  16. Added a summary document about the 16 to 19 accountability headline performance measures.

  17. Updated document. Changes are set out in the 'Expiry or review date' section.

  18. First published.