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Education Acronyms

ADD Attention Deficit Disorder
ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
ARE Age Related Expectation
ASD Autistic Spectrum Disorder
BESD Behavioural, Emotional, Social Difficulties
BSS Behaviour Support Service
CAT Communication and Autism Team
CIC Child in Care
CIN Child in Need
CoB’s City of Birmingham School
CoP Code of Practice (Special Educational Needs)
CP Child Protection
CRISP Criteria for Special Provision
DBS Disclosure and Barring Service
DFE Department for Education
DT Design & Technology
E6 Ever 6 (Children who are no longer PP but were in the previous 6 year)
EAL English as an Additional Language
EHA Early Help Assessment
EHAEY Early Help Assessment Early Years
EHCP Education Health Care Plan
ELG Early Learning Goal
EP Educational Psychologist
EYFS Early Years Foundation Stage
EYFSP Early Years Foundation Stage Profile
EXS Expected Standard
FAM Fully Accessible Mainstream
FGM Female Genital Mutilation
FS Foundation Stage (Nursery and Reception)
FSM Free School Meals
GDPR General Data Protection Regulation
G & T Gifted and Talented
GD Greater Depth
HA Higher Attainer
HI Hearing Impairment
HMI Her Majesty’s Inspectors
H&S Health & Safety
IA Inclusion Assistant (Resource Base)
ICT Information Communication Technology
KS(1 or 2) Key stage (KS1 –Years 1 and 2 / KS2–Years 3, 4, 5 and 6)
KSSP Kingsbury School Sports Partnership
LA Local Authority
LAC Looked After Child
LKS2 Lower Key Stage 2 (Yr3 and 4)
MA Middle Attainers
MLD Moderate Learning Difficulty
MLT Middle Leadership Team
N1 Nursery 1 (2-3 year olds)
N2 Nursery 1 (3-4 year olds)
NC National Curriculum
NQT Newly Qualified Teacher
Ofsted Office for Standards in Education
PGCE Post Graduate Certificate in Education
PD Physical Difficulty
PIF Pupil Inclusion Forum
PM Performance management
PP Pupil Premium
PPA Planning, Preparation and Assessment
PPM Pupil Progress Meeting
PSHE Personal Social Health Education
PSS Pupil and School Support
QTS Qualified Teacher Status
RA Risk Assessment
RB Resource Base
RE Religious Education
RWI Read Write Inc
SAT’s Standard Attainment Tests
SBM School Business Manager
SDP School Development Plan
SEF Self Evaluation Form
SENCo Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator
SEND Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
SP&L Speech and Language
SPLT Speech and Language Therapist
SLT Senior Leadership Team
SRE Sex and Relationships Education
TA Teaching Assistant
TAC Team Around the Child
TAS Timberley Academy Supports
TLR Teaching and Learning Responsibility
UCB University College Birmingham
UFSM Universal Free School Meals
UKS2 Upper Key Stage 2 (Yr5 and 6)
UNICEF United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund
VI Visual Impairment
WTS Working Towards the Standard

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