Abbreviations and Acronyms

Abbreviations and Acronyms
 
 

ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD Attention Deficit Disorder)

AGT

Able, Gifted and Talented (or G&T Gifted and Talented)

AQA

Assessment and Qualifications Alliance

AP

Achievement Partner

APP

Assessing Pupil Progress

APS

Average Point Score

ASCL

Association of School and College Leaders

ARC

Additionally Resourced Centre

ATL

Association of Teachers and Lecturers

BSF

Building Schools for the Future

CAF

Common Assessment Framework

CATs

Cognitive Ability Tests

CC

Children’s Centre

CPD

Continuing Professional Development

CRB

Criminal Records Bureau

CS

Children’s Services

CVA

Contextual Value Added

CWDC

Children’s Workforce Development Council

CYPP

Children and Young People’s Plan    

DES

Disability Equality Scheme

DfE

Department for Education

DDA                    

Disability Discrimination Act

DSP

Designated Safeguarding Person

DT

Design Technology        

EAL            

English as an Additional Language

HSE

Health and Safety Executive

ICT

Information and Communication Technology

IEP              

Individual Education Plan/Programme

INSET          

In Service Education and Training

L & M

Leadership and Management

LAC            

Looked After Children

LA

Local Authority

LADO

Local Authority Designated Officer (Safeguarding)

LMT

Leadership and Management Team

MFL

Modern Foreign Languages

NGA            

National Governors’ Association

NAHT          

National Association of Headteachers

NC                

National Curriculum

NPQH            

National Professional Qualification for Headship

NQT            

Newly Qualified Teacher

NUT              

National Union of Teachers

OFSTED

Office for Standards in Education

PGCE          

Post Graduate Certificate in Education

PLASC        

Pupil Level Annual School Census

PM              

Performance Management

PPA

Planning, Preparation and Assessment

PRU

Pupil Referral Unit