Progress 8 Measure

The Progress 8 measure is explained in detail within the Department for Education documents

Progress 8 Measure

In October 2013, DfE announced that a new secondary school accountability system will be implemented in 2016. It includes 2 new headline measures, Attainment 8 and Progress 8.

The latest DfE guidance: Progress 8 measure in 2016, 2017 and 2018

The thinking behind Progress 8 (Read the DfE's own words)




V Cert qualifications are eligible to be counted in the ‘Open group’ for school accountability measures.

For more information on Progress 8 please see the SecEd guide to Progress 8.

For more information on Performance Points for V Certs please see V Cert qualifications with performance points

If you’d like to speak to a member of the team about any of these qualifications then please give us a call on 0191 240 8822 or email [email protected].