Primary school accountability

Technical guidance on primary accountability, school-level progress measures and similar schools.


Primary school accountability 2017: technical guide

Primary progress measures: summary

Key stage 2 similar schools guidance: 2017


The technical guide is for all primary schools. It sets out how we’ll calculate primary school accountability measures for the school performance tables. There’s also:

  • a summary of primary progress measures
  • a video that explains how we measure primary school performance

The guidance on similar schools explains the data and calculations we use to create a cohort of ‘similar schools’ in the school performance tables.

Primary school accountability video