Jargon Explanation
Assessment Point 4/5 times a year when staff have to record academic data on each student they teach
LOG Likely Outcome Grade
RAG rating Red, Amber, Green rating
WRL Work Related Learning
CEIAG Careers Education Information Advice and Guidance – giving students support and guidance on future choices – e.g. GCSE choices, post 16 education
RPA Raising Participation Age
SMSC Social, Moral, Spiritual and Cultural education
CP Child Protection
EAL English as an Additional Language 
SEND Special Educational Needs (includes physical disability)
FSM Free Shool Meals – identified as part of the Narrowing The Gap agenda (NTG)
QWC Quality of Written Communication – part of the reading, writing – literacy agenda
SIMS School Information Management System– used to record data
SLT Senior Leadership Team
QA Quality Assurance – SLT drop-ins to lessons to monitor quality of delivery.
FGM Female Genital Mutilation – mandatory on all staff to report to the school Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)
Emergency Button reference to a function on staff laptop that alerts the behaviour team to the need to remove a student from a class for “dangerous, disruptive or defiant” behaviour which prevents the learning from continuing.
HOY Head of Year
AHOY Assistant Head of Year
HoH Head of House
Progress 8 government measure of school performance based on progress in a basket of subjects
EBacc government measure of performance based on performance in English, maths, science,  humanities subject and a MFL
CIC Child in Care, previously known as Child Looked After (CLA) and Looked After Child (LAC)
PP Pupil Premium – also known as Disadvantaged Students – results in additional funding for these students – generally students entitled to Free School Meals (But also CIC and Armed services)
PA Performance Appraisal (often called Performance Management) a mechanism to assess staff performance and support school improvement.
see also. Persistent Absence – students who have missed more that 10% of possible sessions
Prevent the process by which the Government prevent radicalization
Channel the organization which co-ordinates the Prevent strategy
SISRA the system used to analyse student academic achievements