List of Abbreviations and Acronyms

Below are some common abbreviations you may find useful.

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ASCL Association of School and College Leaders

AAM Assertive Academic Mentoring

AfL Assessment for Learning

AGT  Able, Gifted and Talented

AHT Assistant Headteacher

BfL Behaviour for Learning

BIP Behaviour Improvement Plan

CAMHS Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

CAT Cognitive Ability Test

CEIAG Careers Information, Advice and Guidance

CLA Children Looked After

CPD Continuing Professional Development

DBS Disclosure and Barring Service

DfE Department for Education

DHT Deputy Headteacher

DSL Designated Safeguarding Lead

DT Design Technology

EAL English as an Additional Language

EBI   Even Better If

ESF  European Social Fund

FFTD Fisher Family Trust Data

FSM Free School Meals

FT Full time

GB Governing Body

G&T Gifted and Talented

HLTA Higher Level Teaching Assistant

HoD Head of Department

HoH Head of House

HSC Health and Social Care

HT Headteacher

INSET  In-service Education and Training

LA  Local Education Authority

LfL Learning for Living

LMLT Leadership and Management of Learning and Teaching

MFL  Modern Foreign Languages

MoS Member of Staff

NASUWT  National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers

NEET Not in Education, Employment or Training

NPQSL National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership

NPQML National Professional Qualification for Middle Leadership

NUT National Union of Teachers

OFSTED Office for Standards in Education

PA Persistent Absence

PPA Planning, Preparation and Assessment

PiXL Partners in Excellence

PT Part time

PP Pupil Premium

PSCHE Personal Social Careers and Health Education

QAM Quality Assurance Manager

RS Religious Studies

SEF  Self Evaluation Form

SEG Standards and Effectiveness Group

SENCO  Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator

SEND Special Educational Needs and Disability

SiD  Second in Department

SIP School Improvement Plan

SIMS Schools Information Management System

SLT  Senior Leadership Team

SMSC Social Moral Spiritual and Cultural

SoW  Scheme of Work

TA  Teaching Assistant

T&L  Teaching and Learning

TLR  Teaching and Learning Responsibility

TWILIGHT A staff training session held immediately after school

UHHS Up Holland High School

UPN  Unique Pupil Number

WWW What Went Well