What do different phrases/words/letters on my child’s school report mean?
Attainment: the academic standard that pupils reach in, for example, assessments and exams. It's usually recorded as grades, scores or levels, and it indicates a pupil’s result at the end of a Key Stage.
In the Early Years Curriculum there are 7 areas of learning and development which must shape the activities and experiences that our pupils have. These 7 areas are:
The early learning goals (ELG) summarise the knowledge, skills and understanding that all young children should have gained by the end of the academic year in which they turn 5, the reception year. The goals are there to be used to assess children at the end of reception year.
For 5 areas of learning and development, that a child needs to be expected in for a 'Good Level of Development,' pupils are assigned On Track if they are meeting the level of development expected at the end of the EYFS or Not on Track if they are not yet reaching this level.