Currently, all students, academies and schools are measured on how many GCSE’s they achieve at A*-C including English and Mathematics.
From 2016 all students and Academies will be measured on how much progress they make from when they start in Year 7 to when they complete their exams at the end of Year 11.
This will be known as Progress 8.
In 2016, Progress 8 will be introduced for all. The Progress 8 measure is designed to encourage all students to study a broad and balanced curriculum.
Please view the guide included below (PDF) for more information.