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Calculating progress 8 scores
Find out how progress 8 is calculated, including which qualifications count towards it and how the calculations differ for pupils with missing or incomplete data. Get to grips with confidence intervals, and use the DfE's tool to work out your school's score.
Progress 8: does it apply to PRUs?
Pupil referral units (PRUs) and alternative provision (AP) academies are not subject to progress 8 floor standards. Read advice from one of our associate education experts on how PRUs can demonstrate that pupils are making good progress.
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. We also explain how discounting will affect multiple qualifications taken in the same subject.