Acronyms

ADP

Academy  Development Plan

AfL

Assessment   for Learning

ALT

Academy   Leadership Team

CAF

Common   Assessment Framework

CP

Child   Protection

CPD

Continuing   Professional Development

CRB

Criminal   Records Bureau

CYPS

Children   and Young Peoples Services

DBS

Disclosure   and Barring Service

DfE

Department   for Education

DPA

Data   Protection Act

DT

Design   and Technology

EAB

Education   Advisory Board

EAL

English   as an Additional Language

ECM

Every   Child Matters

EWO

Education   Welfare Officer

FSM

Free   School Meals

FT

Full   time

FTE

Fixed   Term Exclusion

G   & T

Gifted   and Talented

GCSE

General   Certificate of Secondary Education

GTC

General   Teaching Council

H   & S

Health   and Safety

HE

Higher   Education

HLTA

Higher   Level Teaching Assistant

HMCI

Her   Majesty’s Chief Inspector

HMI

Her   Majesty’s Inspector

HR

Human   Resources

IAP

Individual   Action Plan

IBP

Individual   Behaviour Plan

ICT

Information   and Communications Technology

INSET

In-service   Education and Training

ISA

Independent   Safeguarding Authority

IT

Information   Technology

ITT

Initial   Teacher Training

LA

Local   Authority

LAC

Looked   after Children

MFL

Modern   Foreign Languages

NASUWT

National Association of   Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers

NC

National   Curriculum

NCSL

National   College for School Leadership

NEET

Not   in Education, Employment or Training

NOR

Numbers   (of students) on Roll

NQT

Newly   Qualified Teacher

NUT

National   Union of Teachers

NVQ

National   Vocational Qualifications

OFSTED

Office   for Standards in Education

PE

Physical   Education

PGCE

Post   Graduate Certificate of Education

PM

Performance   Management

PPA

Planning,   Preparation and Assessment

PRU

Pupil   Referral Unit

PSCHE

Personal,   Social, Citizenship and Health Education

QCA

Qualification   and Curriculum Authority

QTS

Qualified   Teacher Status

RAISE

Reporting   and Analysis for Improvement through School Self-Evaluation

RE

Religious   Education

SA

School   Action

SA+

School   Action Plus

SEAL

Social   and Emotional Aspects of Learning

SEF

Self   Evaluation Form

SEN

Special   Educational Needs

SENCO

Special   Educational Needs Co-ordinator

SS

Social   Services

TA

Teaching   Assistant

UPN

Unique   Pupil Number

VI

Visually   Impaired

VLE

Virtual   Learning Environment

YOT

Youth   Offending Team