Glossary/Acronyms

Acronyms and Abbreviations used in School

 

AHT Assistant Headteacher
CD Community Director
CEIAG Careers Education Information and Guidance
CEOP Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre
CL Curriculum Leader
D&T Design and Technology
DfE Department for Education
DofE Duke of Edinburgh
EWO Education Welfare Officer
FE Further Education (post 16)
FSM Free School Meals
GCSE General Certificate of Education
HE Higher Education (post 18 – university)
HL House Leader
HoY Head of Year
ICT Information and Communications Technology
IEP Individual Education Plan
IiC Investors in Careers
IiP Investors in People
INSET In-service Training
KS 3 Key Stage 3 – Year 7,8,9
KS 4 Key Stage 4 – Year 10,11
KS 5 Key Stage 5 – 6th form education
Level 2 Qualifications equivalent to GCSE level
Level 3 Qualifications equivalent to A level
LAC Looked after children
MFL Modern Foreign Languages
NQT Newly qualified teacher
PEP Personal Education Plan
PSHE Personal, Social and Health Education
PTA Parent Teacher Association
QTS Qualified Teacher Status
SCITT School Centred Initial Teacher Training
SEND Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
SENCO Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator
SIMS School Information Management System
SL Subject Leader
SLT Senior Leadership Team
TA Teaching Assistant
UCAS Universities Central Admissions Service
VLE Virtual Learning Environment