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General terms used in schools

EYFS  Early Years Foundation Stage – Nursery & Reception
KS1  Key Stage 1 – Y1 & Y2
KS2  Key Stage 2 – Y3 to Y6
SEN  Special Educational Needs
EAL English as an Additional Language 
FSM Free School Meal 
APS  Average Point Score
AFL Assessment For Learning 
APP Assessing Pupil Progress 
TA Teacher Assessment 
Ofsted Office for Standards in Education 
LA Local Authority
NOR Number on roll 
NOC Number of candidates 
ASP Analyse School Performance provides interactive analysis of school and pupil performance data which can be compared with national results.
Annual Review School Profile Document provided by the LA which provides data comparing KS1 & KS2 results with local results.