• Alternative provision: demonstrating pupil progress Progress 8 for pupil referral units (PRUs) and alternative provision (AP) academies isn't included in performance tables. Read advice on how you can demonstrate that your pupils are making good progress.
  • Calculating progress 8 scores Find out how progress 8 is calculated for maintained schools and academies, including changes for 2021/22. Get to grips with confidence intervals, and use the DfE's tool to work out your school's score. See how the calculations differ for pupils with missing or incomplete data.
  • Progress 8 in special schools Progress 8 also applies to special schools, to compare their scores against the mainstream average and other special schools. Read advice on calculating progress 8 scores and on how this data is used.
  • Progress 8: which qualifications count? Read guidance on the different elements that make up progress 8, including which qualifications are eligible for inclusion. Understand how discounting will affect multiple qualifications taken in the same subject.