Category Archives: Reporting

Printouts, charts and spreadsheets

eProfile produces a wide range of information for teachers, parents and school leaders.  Some outputs are simply the data you put in out back out again in different ways, and some outputs are summaries distilled from the raw information.  These outputs are in the form of printouts and previews, charts (often with levers and buttons for varying the output) and spreadsheets.

There are two main types of information, pupil level (seeing the attainment of individual named pupils) and summary breakdowns (numbers or percentages of pupils at different age bands). Continue reading

Data submission at the end of EYFS

Access: headteacher, office, admin

It is important that users follow the instructions provided by their LA data team prior to starting this process. Each local authority has a preferred method of data submission to ensure compatibility with other local systems and processes. It is important that users are aware of this so that the process can run smoothly. Continue reading

Entry profiles

Getting the picture as pupils arrive

If all of your pupils arrive in September then any printout that looks at pupil or group development as of September would also constitute part of an “entry profile”.  However, at some point during the year a pupil may leave and another join, and the September picture is now no longer valid as an entry profile.  Keeping a leaver on roll will skew later developmental analyses because the record is stuck; viewing the September picture later in the year when a pupil has joined since September will also present a false view. Continue reading

Interpreting and analysing eProfile outcomes

Analysing your data

The purpose of the graphs and charts within eProfile is to enable the study of the assessment picture for individual and groups of children. Always bear in mind the principles by which assessment judgements are made, as this will have an impact upon the pattern of outcomes. The assessment process should be clearly understood by all users of the information contained in the graphs and charts available within eProfile. Continue reading