A guide to the acronyms used at school and in Education.

ADDAttention Deficit Disorder
ADHDAttention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder
ADPAcademy Development Plan
AfLAssessment for Learning
APAssistant Principal
APSAverage Points Score
AREAge Related Expectations
CAFCommon Assessment Framework
CEIAGCareers, Education, Information and Guidance
CINChild in Need
CPChild Protection
CPOMSCPOMS is a software application formonitoring child protection and safeguarding
CSVCommunity Sports Village
CYPSChildren and Young Peoples Services
DBSDisclosure and Barring Service
DfEDepartment for Education
DTTDiagnostic Testing and Theory
EALEnglish as an Additional Language
ECTEarly Careers Teacher (previously NQT)
EHCPEducation Health and Care Plan
EP/EEPExpected Progress/Exceeding Expected Progress
EVER6Students who have been in receipt of FSM at any time in previous 6 years
EWOEducation Welfare Officer
FEFurther Education
FPNFixed Penalty Notice
FSMFree School Meals
GDGreater Depth
IFSSIntegrated Family Support Service
KIT MeetingKeeping in Touch Meeting
KPIKey Performance Indicator
MUGAMulti-Use Games Area
NPQHNational Professional Qualification for Headship
NPQMLNational Professional Qualification for Middle Leadership
NPQSLNational Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership
NQTNewly Qualified Teacher (now ECT)
PAPersistent Absence
PANPublished  Admission Number
PPPupil Premium
QAQuality Assurance
QTSQualified Teacher Status
RQTRecently Qualified Teacher
SEFSelf Evaluation Form
SENDCOSpecial Educational Needs and Disability Co-Ordinator
SENDSpecial Educational Needs and Disability
SLESpecialist Leader of Education
SMSCSpiritual, Moral, Social, Cultural
TACTeam around the Child
UPNUnique Pupil Number
VLEVirtual Learning Environment
VPVice Principal
WTSWorking Towards Standard

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