Bishops Cannings CofE (Aided) Primary School

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Glossary

Aided

Aided schools are employers of staff and funding for capital projects is provided by a body other than the local authority. Bishops Cannings is an Aided school. The governors are the employers and money for capital projects is gained through a bidding process through the Diocese of Salisbury.

CofE

Church of England - At Bishops Cannings we follow the Christian faith through the Anglican Tradition

DfE

Department for Education - the government department responsible for education policy in England

E.A.L

English as an additional language

E.M.A.S

Ethnic Minority Achievement Service

Foundation Stage

The Foundation Stage is the curriculum that is taught to children when they enter school in Reception Year.

Governing Body

A group from the local community who support and challenge the school to ensure children are safe and receiving a good education

Governor

A member of the governing body

I.C.T

Information and Community and Technology

Key Stage 1

Years 1 and 2 - children aged 5-7

Key Stage 2

Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 - children aged 7-11

M.F.L

Modern Foreign Language

National Curriculum

Statutory guidance on what is taught in school

National Curriculum Level

The level of attainment a child is assessed at working at within the national curriculum

OfSTED

Office for Standards in Education - an independent body that reports and inspects on standards in school

P.E.

Physical Education

Progress

The number of levels a child makes between the end of each Key Stage. Children should make 2 or more level progress between the end of Key Stage 1 (Year 2) and the end of Key Stage 2 (Year 6)

R.E.

Religious Education

Reception

The year group children go into when they start school - children aged 4-5

SIAMS

Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools