Pupil Premium

Pupil Premium

What is it? Introduced in 2011, pupil premium is additional funding given by the government to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and to close the gap between them and their peers.   How much does the school get? Who qualifies? A child may be eligible...
Why have GCSE’s changed?

Why have GCSE’s changed?

We’ve seen the headlines and we’ve heard the talk of GCSE’s having ‘changed’ and become more ‘rigorous’. Let the Get My Grades Team attempt to demystify what exactly has changed and more importantly why. Firstly, what has changed? No more A*-G grades, there is a new...
Flipped Learning

Flipped Learning

In the second of our Educational Jargon Blog Series, the Get My Grades Team are taking a look at what Flipped Learning means and how students can apply this method in order to experience a learning space that is both engaging and productive. The Flipped Learning...
Progress 8 and Attainment 8

Progress 8 and Attainment 8

In the first of our Educational Jargon Blog Series, the Get My Grades Team are taking a look at what Progress 8 and Attainment 8 actually mean. We’re going to attempt to break the mystery of this new jargon and explain what these new accountability measures are....